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Elementary Subcommittee

CAC Elementary Subcommittee





Social Studies

Welcome to the Elementary Social Studies CAC page! Here you will find our agendas, minutes, and information about curriculum and upcoming projects and events. Please scroll to the bottom of the page to see the minutes and agendas.
Below you can find information and a link to a website that provides a plethora of information and resources about the new HSS Frameworks. You can also click here to visit the Elementary Social Studies CAC HSS website.
First Annual Digital History Day Project: The Digital History Day project was a success! Click here to see all the amazing digital history projects submitted!
Resources for Teaching Elementary Social Studies
***NEW HSS (History Social Studies) Frameworks can be found here. In addition, the Social Studies CAC has created a website where teachers can find a variety of useful HSS resources such as the Frameworks, lesson plans, primary sources, and more! Click here to see what the website can offer you! A site committed to providing teachers with powerful resources for powerful learning experiences. Click here to learn more. Awesome resources for teaching social studies in the elementary class! Click here!  
National History Day: This website supports teachers with idea about how to bring history to life in your classroom through projects and competitions. Learn more here and here Teacher resources, videos, and information about some of the greatest leaders in history! Learn more here.
Nearpod - Another resource that offers free lesson plans with a free membership. Found out more here.
Canvas- Canvas is perhaps the most popular Learning Management System in the world. In addition, it houses 100's of free lesson plans and full courses in for all grades and subjects, including Elementary Social Studies. Accounts are free and resources and courses are added regularly from teachers around the world under the "Commons" option. Learn more about his incredible free program here.
Newsela- Teachers LOVE Newsela! This website updates everyday and offers nonfiction articles and stories about the most current events. Articles are available for all reading levels. Learn more here
Have a great resource, idea, lesson plan, or website you want to share with your colleagues!? Please contact Amity Conkright  to get it posted here! 
CAC Social Studies Agendas:
CAC Social Studies Minutes: