Social Studies

Welcome to Social Studies

LPS Social Studies:
  • Covers  civics, economics, geography, history; and also includes political science, psychology, sociology and other electives
  • Helps students make informed decisions and work towards improving the community;
  • Develops a strong sense of justice and fairness while learning respect for differing viewpoints;
  • Follows the Nebraska State Social Studies Standards
Historical Thinking and Habits of Mind:
Elementary

Grade K

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Middle

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

High School

Civics

World Hist

U.S. Hist

Government and Politics

Elementary Lib Guides

To access the historical thinking Habits of Mind unit plans and Social Studies curriculum, please click the appropriate grade level button below.

Grade K

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

 

Dr. Randy Ernst, Social Studies Curriculum Specialist

Dr. Randy Ernst, Social Studies Curriculum Specialist

Our Department

Dr. Randy Ernst - K-12 Social Studies Curriculum Specialist
Phone: 402-436-1805
Email: rernst@lps.org
Twitter: @randalme

Carol Jaber - Social Studies, Visual Art & World Language Administrative Assistant
Phone: 402-436-1816
Email: cjaber@lps.org