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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.

HMH Social Studies United States History: Beginnings to 1877 —Grade 6–8

Grade 6–8

United States History is a middle grades United States history program that utilizes standards-based content and research-based reading instruction to teach United States history.

It provides the tools to create a richer understanding of America’s past and its impact today. The program ensures success for all learners and addresses state standards by integrating the content and skills necessary to meet them. The program motivates students with lively features rich in the relevance of United States history. Social Studies skills, such as map reading, research, geography, and civic participation are integrated throughout the program.

Why HMH Social Studies United States History?

  • 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 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.

 

HMH Social Studies United States History: Civil War to the Present —Grade 6–8

Grade 6–8

United States History is a middle grades United States history program that utilizes standards-based content and research-based reading instruction to teach United States history.

 

It provides the tools to create a richer understanding of America’s past and its impact today. The program ensures success for all learners and addresses state standards by integrating the content and skills necessary to meet them. The program motivates students with lively features rich in the relevance of United States history. Social Studies skills, such as map reading, research, geography, and civic participation are integrated throughout the program.

Why HMH Social Studies United States History?

  • 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 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.

HMH Social Studies American History —Grades 9–12

Grades 9–12

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.

Why HMH Social Studies American History?

  • 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 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.

 

HMH Social Studies World History —Grades 9–12

Grades 9–12

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.

 

Why 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 brought to life in the Interactive Online Edition.
  • The high-quality narrative helps students make meaningful 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.

HMH Social Studies Modern World History —Grades 9–12

Grades 9–12

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.

 

Why HMH Social Studies Modern World History?

  • 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.
  • 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.

HMH Social Studies Civics —Grades 9–12

Grades 9–12

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.

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, 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.

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