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;

Historical Thinking and Habits of Mind:

To access the historical thinking Habits of Mind unit plans please click the appropriate grade level button below. (Work in Progress 8-) )


Grade K

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5


Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

High School


World Hist

U.S. Hist

Government and Politics

Our Department

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

Staff Resources

Today In History