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The overarching goal of social studies instruction is to prepare students to be knowledgeable, informed, and active citizens in an increasingly diverse community and nation and interdependent world. Social Studies programs exist to promote civic competence and ensure that the values and ideals that have shaped our democratic republic continue to be instilled in our youth.

Financial Literacy Civics Support Civics Support
Current News
History Labs Civics in a snap
local history Digital Training

Instructional Resources 2017-2018

National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Haitian Heritage Month

Operation Pedro Pan

Student Voice

Women's History Month

Black History Month 2017-18

Florida Jewish History Month - January

MLK Jr. Day

Veterans Day

Native American History Month

Patriot Day- September 11 Commemoration

Constitution Day September 17, 2017

Celebrate Freedom Week Sept 25-29, 2017

American Founders’ Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Confronting Racism and Hatred

Andrew 25 Year Commemoration

MS Course Recovery - Summer School Pacing Guides

Summer Study Packets 2018

World History Reboot 2018-19

Department Chairpersons Meeting

Elementary Contacts

WTP Upper Elementary

New Social Sciences Textbooks




MDCPS 6-8 User Guides

McGraw Hill Networks Training BrainSharks
Webinars for McGraw Hill- 6-8
M-DCPS Social Sciences- McGraw Hill 6-8 Demo Access
Summer Professional Development Sessions for the New Social Sciences Instructional Materials_BID21312
Textbook training notes to participants


Summer School 2017 Pacing Guides

MS Sequence of Courses

SHS AP Online Resources

Miami Dade_AP Social Studies OLC Teacher Access Information * (password protected) Email Here from district email to obtain password

Elementary Academy 2017-18

K-5 Student Learning Logs

Plickers Assessment Tool Kit



4th and 5th grade teacher academy 2017-18

U.S. History Academy 2017-2018

USH Academy Agenda Feb 2018
Review Camp Planning
Review Camps PPT
U.S History reflection
USH focus calendar for academy planning
USH Academy Agenda Jan 2018
cold war categorizing visuals wrap up activity
Jan 22 2018
USH Academy Agenda Nov 2017
11-14 ELL integrated model lesson handout
5 Ws
WWI cartoon analysis CER
ESOL Support graphic organizer
USH Academy Agenda Oct 24 2017
USH Academy Agenda Oct 2-3
Item Specifications Presentation US History Miami Dade
PP Gateway book.pptx
Gateway to US History Teachers Chapters 1-17 (password protected)




Civics Leaders’ Institute 2017-2018

Session 6 CLI Academy Agenda
DBQuest Instructions
DBQuest Instructions
3.12 Gateway Landmark Case Chart
New Edition Gateway resources (password protected)
AG Review Cards Miami-Dade (password protected)
Session 3 CLI Academy Agenda
Protocol for Examining Data
Session 2 CLI Academy Agenda 10-16
Visual Preamble ELL
1.6 vocabulary preamble
Preamble vocabulary flashcards with pictures
Preamble vocabulary flashcards
AG_TeachersGuide_chs1–8_10-22-17 (password protected)
CLI Academy Agenda 1
Item Specifications Presentation Civics
PP Gateway book
Teachers Resrouces - Gateway Book (password protected)
CAN DO Key Uses Gr6-8_web
Title III WIDA Resource Packet
October 6_2017 PD_FINAL
Civics Leaders Institute


Teachers Resrouces - Gateway Book (password protected)
CLI Day 7 and 8
3.13 - Comparing U.S. and Florida Constitutions
EOC Review Camp Instructional Model
Civics Office Mix Presentation
3.10 lesson to accomp FLREA ppt
Types of American Law flip book

January 20 ELL

G2D Reports jigsaw graphic organizer
Civics Leaders Institute Jan 20 2017 revised
Benchmark Correlations to Gateway to American Government

National Archives PD

November 18 SS PD

Lesson 2.11

Assessment Achievement Level Descriptions
S.Studies.Sentence Starters
REVISED_ESOL Strategies Matrix
REVISED_ESOL Strategies Matrix.CODES Only
Teaching Content to English Language LearnersOCT.2016Revised
Analyzing Student Work
political party template
Evaluating Political Candidates_2.9
Democratic and Republican Parties hand out
Civics Agenda 2
Field Trips Title III Cultural Academy for New Americans (CANA) for Recently Arrived Immigrant Children and Youth (Breifing-20203) ELLUS History Academy October 2016
Introduction to G2D-Training
REVISED_ESOL Strategies Matrix
Civics Leaders Institute Agenda
Item Specifications Presentation Civics
PP Gateway book
C-E-R Activity


Agenda Civics Leaders Institute March 12
Teachers Resrouces - Gateway Book (password protected)
Agenda Civics Leaders Institute February 5 OPTION 2
Agenda Civics Leaders Institute January 15
Text Structure Writing Frames Examples
Weekly Lesson Plan
Daily Lesson Plan Template
AmericanGovernment_Concept Maps
GatewayAG_ Errata_first printing.pdf
AG Answer Key Revised (password: getsmart)
AG Answer Key (password: getsmart)
Agenda 7th Civics Leaders Institute Dec 4th
Bill of Rights 2.4
lesson planning
Graphic Org_Civics PD
Strategies_Civics PD
WIDA Supports p 20-24
Civics Curriculum Wheel with Getting to the Point.jpg
Horrible Histories - Epic Magna Carta Rap Battle - CBBC.mp4
Agenda Civics Leaders Institute October 16th
My Learning Plan how to

Benchmark Reviews

Civics Leaders Institute Agenda
History Lab SS 7 C 1 3 Dec of Ind
Civics Lesson for ELL's
C-E-R Instructions
C-E-R Activity 2
Civics Content Focus 2015


Law Studies Institute 2017-2018

Law Academy Agenda 3-1-18
Law Academy Agenda 11-16
Mock Trial Plan of Action
Tips for a Direct Examination
Tips for Mock Trial- Witnesses
We the People Plan of Action
Law Academy Agenda 10-26
What Is Public Policy
Problem Selection Guide
Task 1 - Explaining the Problem
Problem Identification and Analysis Form
Constitutional Opinion Form
Law Academy Agenda 10-4 revised 9-25
2017-2018 WTP Middle School Hearing Questions
2017-2018 WTP State Hearing Questions - HS
WTP High School and Middle School Rules of Competition
2018 HS Mock Trial Case Packet
2018 Middle School Mock Trial Case Packet
WTP middle school questions planning chart- 17-18
WTP question planning chart- template
We the People Unit Jigsaw Activity


competition dates




iCivics Leaders Institute

6th Grade Academy 2017-2018

Early US History_Concept Maps_1-6-17 (password protected)
Early American History Answer Key (password protected)
6th grade academy agenda 11-15
Articles of Confederation- Weaknesses and problems
C-E-R Activity revised
CauseAndEffectChain blank
CauseAndEffectChain complete
CauseAndEffectChain dates only
Keys to Success graphic organizer
6th grade academy agenda 10-18 revised 9-21
EarlyHistory_TeachersGuide_9-26-17 (password protected)
1st Quarter - History Lab SS.6.A.3.6 Causes of the Revolution
3 PP Gateway book - 6th grade US History
6th grade U.S. History Scavenger Hunt- pacing guide
C-E-R Activity 2
C-E-R Instructions
Correlation of 6th Grade and 7th Grade
Deep dive into pacing guide and history lab- 6th grade US history
Why the Change- MS Sequence of Courses



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