Whether they’re exploring far-off societies or learning the stories of their own country’s origin, students can use HMH’s rich social studies programs to broaden their horizons through engaging content and activities that help them truly experience the vivid stories and tapestry of cultures that make up today’s world.

Social Studies Offerings

HMH Social Studies Georgia American Hero Biographies —Grades 1 - 2

Grades 1 - 2

The HMH Social Studies Georgia American Hero Series include informative, trade-book quality biographies that trace the lives of important American citizens from childhood to adulthood.

The HMH Social Studies Georgia American Hero Biographies also feature:

  • Colorful photographs, maps, and charts
  • Connections to history, geography, civics, and economics
  • Character traits, glossaries, and discussion questions
  • Comparisons between the past and present day

Grade 1: George Washington Carver, Lewis and Clark with Sacagawea, Theordore Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson

Grade 2: James Oglethorpe, Mary Musgrove, Tomochichi, Sequoyah, Jackie Robinson, Martin Luther King, Jr., Jimmy Carter

HMH Kids Discover Social Studies —Grades 3 - 5

Grades 3 - 5

Built to inspire curiosity and cultivate analytical skills, HMH Kids Discover Social Studies offers hands-on lessons and activities, graphic magazines, and digital assets that fit into any classroom schedule.

HMH Kids Discover Social Studies offers educators:

  • Flexibility to teach social studies while meeting literacy goals
  • Content that captivates with vibrant magazines and high-interest topics
  • Support to enhance student engagement and teacher efficiency

You can request access to preview HMH Kids Discover Social Studies on the new Ed: Your Friend in Learning system here.

HMH Georgia Social Studies Classroom Libraries —Grades K - 5

Grades K - 5

Aligned to the Georgia State Standards of Excellence, HMH Georgia Social Studies Classroom Libraries build important connections across titles, topics, content areas, and academic vocabulary while helping strengthen your students’ reading and writing skills.

 

Organized in durable plastic bins and labeled with standards for active classroommanagement and lesson planning, HMH’s Georgia Social Studies Classroom Libraries have been carefully curated to align to Georgia state standards.

Featuring a combination of engaging fiction and nonfiction text – precisely leveled to meet the needs of all learners  – HMH’s Georgia Social Studies Classroom libraries are an effective way to address  state social studies standards during your literacy block.

HMH Social Studies: American History —Grades 9 - 12

Grades 9 - 12

HMH Social Studies: American History is a highly integrated program that provides teachers with a practical and motivational approach to teaching U.S. history and to helping students think critically and reflectively.

American History explores the story of U.S. history, weaving the reflections of people who experienced history firsthand throughout the narrative. Thought-provoking lessons make history human and relevant to students’ everyday lives, helping them to realize the richness of our nation’s history.

You can request access to preview HMH Social Studies: American History on the new Ed: Your Friend in Learning system here.

HMH Social Studies: World History —Grades 9 - 12

Grades 9 - 12

HMH Social Studies: World History is a highly integrated program that provides teachers with a practical and motivational approach to teaching world history and to helping students think critically and reflectively.

World History combines a highly visual approach with primary sources to help all students understand world history and make global connections. It emphasizes the big picture by connecting key concepts, themes, and patterns of interaction found throughout history.

You can request access to preview HMH Social Studies: World History on the new Ed: Your Friend in Learning system here.

HMH Social Studies: United States Government —Grades 9 - 12

Grades 9 - 12

Designed to balance the need to cover key, standards-based government topics and motivate students to learn, HMH Social Studies: United States Government provides an innovative program that actively involves students in the learning process.

The program provides content relevant to their everyday lives. Print and electronic materials engage all types of learners, while a well-structured narrative ensures that students will understand and apply principles of government. Collaborative hands-on activities, interactive simulations, and high-interest debate topics based on real-world case studies build problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills. Making our political system meaningful to all students, United States Government encourages responsible participation.

You can request access to preview HMH Social Studies on the new Ed: Your Friend in Learning system here.

HMH Social Studies: Civics —Grades 9 - 12

Grades 9 - 12

HMH Social Studies: Civics helps foster student civic responsibility through a balanced course that features the principles of government, active citizenship, and responsible economic participation.

With a standards-based narrative, easy-to-navigate design, and instructional visuals, students will be engaged and interested in the study of civics. Skills features focus on media investigation, civic participation, application of common law, and making informed economic choices. Civics not only revolutionizes and enhances instruction, but it also engages, inspires, and encourages the love of learning. The program features tools that help students connect with the content, see its relevance and importance in their lives, and integrate strategies and support to help them experience success.

You can request access to preview HMH Social Studies on the new Ed: Your Friend in Learning system here.

HMH Social Studies: Global Geography —Grades 9 - 12

Grades 9 - 12

HMH Social Studies: Global Geography uses an engaging visual manner that captures students’ attention and challenges them to make geographic comparisons and connections.

It motivates students to explore current geographic issues to show the relevance of geography to current events. It is clearly organized between physical geography, human geography, and today’s issues (current events). It balances a big-picture approach to world regions with attention to individual countries where appropriate.

You can request access to preview HMH Social Studies on the new Ed: Your Friend in Learning system here.

HMH Social Studies: Economics —Grades 9 - 12

Grades 9 - 12

HMH Social Studies: Economics uses a concept-driven and interactive approach to develop economic literacy.

Civics uses real-world examples, frequent concept application, and continuous updating to ensure that students and teachers stay abreast of the very latest economics news and information. A variety of print and technology resources are integrated into this comprehensive program providing teachers and students with the tools needed for success, from easy-to-use teaching tools to assessment tools that inform instruction.

You can request access to preview HMH Social Studies on the new Ed: Your Friend in Learning system here.

HMH Social Studies: Psychology —Grades 9 - 12

Grades 9 - 12

HMH Social Studies: Psychology presents the most up-to-date and accessible high school psychology program on the market.

Taking into account current psychological theory and current statistics, we bring the teacher a psychology program that gives the student the tools they need to understand themselves and the world around them. With a variety of case studies, group projects, and opportunities for in-depth study, Psychology is the best choice for students.

You can request access to preview HMH Social Studies on the new Ed: Your Friend in Learning system here.

HMH Social Studies: Sociology —Grades 9 - 12

Grades 9 - 12

HMH Social Studies: Sociology presents the most up-to-date and accessible high school sociology program on the market.

Taking into account current sociological theory and current statistics, we bring the teacher a sociology program that gives the student the tools they need to discover the meaning behind behavior. With a variety of case studies, group projects, and opportunities for in-depth study, Sociology is the best choice for students.

You can request access to preview HMH Social Studies on the new Ed: Your Friend in Learning system here.

Channel One News —Grades 3 - 12

Grades 3 - 12

Channel One News® is specifically produced for young people – connecting news stories to their lives and providing context on difficult topics.

Channel One News, a Houghton Mifflin Harcourt company, is an award-winning daily news program that encourages young people to become informed, global citizens. Channel One News provides the appropriate context to understand how global events affect students’ everyday lives, while providing educators with teachable moments in the classroom.

When you subscribe to the Channel One News Premium, you get access to:

  • the daily show with editions for Grades 3-5 and Grades 6-12
  • associated curriculum resources that include vocabulary, discussion questions, quiz questions and a daily lesson plan
  • searchable video library of prior Channel One video segments, transcripts and curriculum

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