K-12 Social Studies
“The primary purpose of social studies is to help young people develop the ability to make informed and reasoned decisions for the public good as citizens of a culturally diverse, democratic society in an interdependent world.” – NCSS
Social Studies in Action
Alief ISD’s social studies curriculum provides a vertically aligned program based on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. The pacing guides focus instruction on “unit understandings”, generalizations that help students develop a strong conceptual understanding of social studies content.