Middle Curriculum

General Support Materials

Strategies Cornucopia

  • Strategies to be adapted to any social studies lesson.  Strategies include: guiding students into, through, and beyond a source, lesson openers, helping students organize their thinking, and assessment strategies.

Office of the Citizen Document

  • Outlines connection between historical thinking, media literacy, and civil discourse.  Definitions and strategies are outlined within the document.

Lesson Plan Glossary

  • Get your guide to all the LPS Social Studies terminology here.

Curriculum Guides and Subject-Specific Support Materials

Please see below for links to resources for your grade level.  Our curriculum guides are continually updated with new resources and lesson plans for teachers.

6th Grade

  • Curriculum Guide
    • Links to supporting materials, inquiry lessons, and assessments are maintained within the curriculum guide.

7th Grade

  • Curriculum Guide
    • Links to supporting materials, inquiry lessons, and assessments are maintained within the curriculum guide.

8th Grade

  • Curriculum Guide
    • Links to supporting materials, inquiry lessons, and assessments are maintained within the curriculum guide.

Feedback

Every teacher is encouraged to leave feedback at their grade level.  Feedback will be used to help guide future curriculum work.  The feedback form is linked at the top of many inquiry lessons, but you can also access it at THIS LINK.