• Social Studies

    Social Studies instruction in D33 focuses on getting students to the “why” and the “how”. Inquiry and Literacy standards are embedded within every unit as students work through History, Civics, Geography, Economics, and Financial Literacy standards based on themes.

    By the end of 8th Grade, our students will:

    • Engage in information
    • Be empathetic community members and critical thinkers
    • Have a global perspective of historical events
    • Understand recurring themes in history 
    • Synthesize information from multiple sources
    • Understand author bias and perspective
    • Understand supply and demand
    • Understand the economic impact of local communities, national communities, and global communities
    • Collaborate
    • Understand the roles in government, communities and societies
    • Question