Saddleback Valley Unified School District

Saddleback Mountains overlooking RSM Lake

History Social Science (HSS)

Key Features of History/ Social Science Instruction

Student Learning H/SS Content Standards - content, inquiry, literacy, citizenship

Adopted Material Information

History/Social Science State Standards

The Four Dimensions of College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework

  • Dimension 1: Developing Questions and Planning Inquiries
  • Dimension 2: Applying Disciplinary Concepts & Tools
  • Dimension 3: Evaluating Sources and Using Evidence
  • Dimension 4: Communicating Conclusions and Taking Informed Actions

First Best Instruction

  • Facilitation of content focused on Explore, Explain, Elaborate, Evaluate and Extend lesson design
  • Claims, Evidence, and Reasoning

History/Social Science Contact

Alison Couch

District Coordinator, TK-6 Humanities/Literacy

Trish Shepherd

(949) 580-3238