The Los Angeles Unified School District is in the process of developing a shared foundational understanding of the Common Core Standards. The division of History/Social Science is diligently working to support teachers in this transition. Please check back frequently for updated materials designed to support the implementation of Common Core.
Students in grade six expand their understanding of history by studying the people and events that ushered in the dawn of the major Western and non-Western ancient civilizations.
Students in grade seven study the social, cultural, and technological changes that occurred in Europe, Africa, and Asia in the years A.D. 500–1789.
Students in grade eight study the ideas, issues, and events from the framing of the Constitution up to the Industrial Revolution.