This page provides descriptions of the social studies curriculum as well as links to district resources, teacher/parent resources and learning websites that provide quality activities for students. The information is presented below by grade levels.
In Union Public Schools, the elementary social studies curriculum teaches students about the world around them in ways that make them excited to learn. The social studies curriculum includes hands-on activities and multi-faceted learning experiences that lead to step-by-step discovery. Students don't just learn social studies - they experience it.
“The aim of social studies is the promotion of civic competence — the knowledge, intellectual processes, and democratic dispositions required of students to be active and engaged citizens in public life.” Oklahoma C3 Standards Introduction
Union students follow the social studies course progression below.