Proposed Elementary Social Studies Curriculum Available for Review

Parents/guardians of GCPS students can review and make comments regarding the proposed curriculum for elementary Social Studies, “myWorld Interactive Social Studies.” The material is available for review beginning September 21, until Thursday, October 6, 2022. Materials may be viewed at Grantsville Elementary (currently in the Northern Middle School building) and at the Ruth Enlow Library in Oakland.

“myWorld Interactive Social Studies©” is a Kindergarten through 5th-grade social studies curriculum that encourages active inquiry while introducing civics, economics, geography, and history concepts. Students develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills for engaged civic life. The program includes strong English Language Arts (ELA) instruction to support social studies inquiry and new literacy standards. “myWorld Interactive©” is both comprehensive and adaptable, so it fits a wide range of classrooms and schedules.

Comments on the proposed curriculum may be made on paper after reviewing the materials at each location or by utilizing the online Google Form.