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Whether students are exploring far-off societies or learning the stories of their own country’s origin, HMH’s rich social studies programs can broaden your students’ horizons through engaging content and activities. With the flexibility to fit every need, HMH is your social studies teaching and learning partner.

Social Studies Solutions Aligned to NYCDOE

HMH Into Social Studies/Kids Discover Social Studies —Grades K–6

Grades K–6

In partnership with a leading provider of dynamic social studies curricula, Into Social Studies captivates K-6 students with vibrant magazines and hands-on activities that transform every classroom into a world stage. Through an engaging, flexible curriculum that marries nonfiction content with literacy goals, students develop the strong contextual foundations they need to build knowledge and find their place in the world.

 

Whether your students are exploring far-off societies or learning the stories of their own country’s origin, HMH Into Social Studies/Kids Discover Social Studies empowers your students to make connections to their peers and community through engaging content and activities, including:

  • Performance Tasks and Enrichment Activities at the end of each Student Magazine deepen learning while challenging students to use reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills to demonstrate their understanding of social studies content.
  • HMH Field Trips powered by Google® Expeditions enable learners to see and explore cultural and historical landmarks all around the world without leaving the classroom. Click here to preview or download a copy of the HMH Field Trips Teacher Guide Sampler.
  • Related activities in math, civics, economics, and visual arts extend learning across disciplines and help students develop the strong contextual foundations they need to build knowledge and find their place in the world.

Correlations to the New York City Department of Education’s SOCIAL STUDIES UNITS OF STUDY (2016)

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Correlations to Pearson’s ReadyGEN®

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United States History —Grades 6-8

Grades 6-8

HMH Social Studies United States History © is a brand-new middle school American history program that meets the needs of today’s learners to prepare them for college, career, and civic life.

HMH Social Studies United States History Features:
  • Our exclusive partnership with HISTORY® engages students with point-of-use videos. Multimedia Connections provide in-depth coverage of key concepts that are brought to life in the Interactive Online Edition.
  • The high-quality narrative helps students make meaningful connections to a story well told.
  • The Big Idea and Main Ideas lesson introductions focus students on important pre reading activities to build critical reading skills.
  • In-text reading check questions guide students to develop critical thinking and build comprehension.
  • The Guided Reading Workbook helps students as they read and take notes while reading adapted-level summaries

World Geography: Eastern World —Grades 6-8

Grades 6-8

HMH Social Studies World Geography © 2019 is a brand-new middle school world geography program that meets the needs of today’s learners to prepare them for college, career, and civic life. HMH Social Studies World Geography draws from World Geography with narrative and key features to enhance instruction and help students connect to social studies through experiences that are energizing, inspiring, and memorable.

HMH Social Studies World Geography © 2019 Features:

  • Our exclusive partnership with HISTORY® engages students with point-of-use videos. Multimedia Connections provide in-depth coverage of key concepts brought to life in the Interactive Online Edition.
  • The high-quality narrative helps students make meaningful connections to a story well told.
  • The Big Idea lesson introductions focus students on important prereading activities to build critical-reading skills.
  • In-text reading check questions guide students to develop critical thinking and build comprehension.
  • The Guided Reading Workbook helps students as they read and take notes while reading adapted-level summaries.

Civics —Grades 6-12

Grades 6-12

HMH Social Studies Civics asks students to uncover the connections and inspires them to look beneath the surface—to identify relationships, note influences, and introduce ideas that challenge assumptions. The next generation of social studies offers flexible programs that foster students’ curiosity and cultivate their analytical skills to succeed in college, career, and civic life.

Uncover the Connections3 by delivering compelling narratives enriched with HISTORY® streaming video, we’re connecting students to social studies through experiences that are energizing, inspiring, and memorable. With HMH Social Studies Civics, teachers and students are equipped with the instructional tools needed for success, from easy-to-use teaching resources to planning and assessment tools.

American History —Grades 9-12

Grades 9-12

HMH Social Studies American History © is a brand-new high school United States history program that meets the needs of today’s learners to prepare them for college, career, and civic life.

HMH Social Studies American History© Features:

  • Our exclusive partnership with HISTORY® engages students with point-of-use videos. Multimedia Connections provide in-depth coverage of key concepts brought to life in the Interactive Online Edition.
  • One American’s Story opens each lesson with a compelling personal experience to show that history begins with people.
  • The high-quality narrative helps students make meaningful connections to a story well told.
  • Main Ideas and Why It Matters Now lesson introductions focus students on important prereading activities to build critical-reading skills.
  • In-text reading check questions guide students to develop critical thinking and build comprehension.
  • The Guided Reading Workbook helps students as they read and take notes while reading adapted-level summaries.

Economics —Grades 9-12

Grades 9-12

The program uses a concept-driven and interactive approach to develop economic literacy and 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. With HMH Social Studies Economics, teachers and students are equipped with the instructional tools needed for success, from easy-to-use teaching resources to assessment tools that inform instruction.

HMH Social Studies: Global Geography —Grades 9-12

Grades 9-12

HMH Social Studies Global Geography offers the tools and support necessary to challenge students to approach geography through active inquiry and prepares them for college and career readiness. With HMH Social Studies Global Geography, teachers and students are equipped with the instructional tools needed for success, from easy-to-use teaching resources to planning and assessment tools.

Psychology —Grades 9-12

Grades 9-12

HMH Social Studies Psychology takes into account current psychological theory and current statistics and gives teachers and students 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, HMH Social Studies Psychology is the most accessible high school program on the market and the best choice for students.

Sociology —Grades 9-12

Grades 9-12

HMH Social Studies Sociology is a solid program that reflects the most current sociological theory and practice. Social, cross-cultural, and historical points of view develop students’ sociological imaginations, and special features help expose students to issues affecting our society. HMH Social Studies Sociology is the most accessible high school program on the market and the best choice for students.

United States Government: Principles in Practice —Grades 9-12

Grades 9-12

By delivering compelling narratives enriched with HISTORY® streaming video, we’re connecting students to social studies through experiences that are energizing, inspiring, and memorable. With HMH Social Studies United States Government, teachers and students are equipped with the instructional tools needed for success, from easy-to-use teaching resources to planning and assessment tools.

World History: Patterns of Interaction —Grades 9–12

Grades 9–12

HMH Social Studies World History ©  is a brand-new high school world history program that meets the needs of today’s learners to prepare them for college, career, and civic life. HMH Social Studies World History draws from World History: Patterns of Interaction with narratives and key features to enhance instruction and help students connect to social studies through experiences that are energizing, inspiring, and memorable

What World History: Patterns of Interaction brings to HMH Social Studies World History:

  • Our exclusive partnership with HISTORY® engages students with point-of-use videos. Multimedia Connections provide in-depth coverage of key concepts that are brought to life in the Interactive Online Edition.
  • The high-quality narrative helps students make meaningwful connections to a story well told.
  • Main Idea and Why It Matters Now Lesson introductions focus students on important pre-reading activities to build critical reading skills.
  • In-text reading check questions guide students to develop critical thinking and build comprehension.
  • The Guided Reading Workbook helps students as they read and take notes while reading adapted-level summaries.

 

Professional Services —Grades PreK–12

Grades PreK–12

HMH Professional Services is the country’s leader in professional learning, coaching, and technical services, offering tailored and comprehensive solutions for teachers and leaders.

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