Discover! Social Studies

Discover! is the only elementary curriculum that leverages the best of interactive and student-driven learning combined with beautiful textbooks and fully developed instructor guides, ensuring multi-modality learning, critical thinking, and social emotional development. 

Grade 1

Discover! Social Studies Grade 1 texts are designed with fun illustrations and lessons to engage students and help them better understand the world around them. In Discover! Social Studies Grade 1, young learners will explore what families and communities are while also taking a look at maps, landmarks, and inventions! Chapter Assessments prioritize hands-on projects, but also offer traditional tests as an alternative assessment.

Grade 2

Discover! Social Studies Grade 2 texts are designed with fun illustrations and lessons to engage students and help them better understand the world around them. In Discover! Social Studies Grade 2, young learners will explore the geography of our world and life in a community while taking a deeper dive into maps! Chapter Assessments prioritize hands-on projects, but also offer traditional tests as an alternative assessment.

Grade 3

Discover! Social Studies Grade 3 texts are designed with fun illustrations and lessons to engage students and help them better understand the world around them. In Discover! Social Studies Grade 3, young learners will explore location, directions and movement, and regions while understanding the relationship between humans and the environment! Chapter Assessments use traditional tests as the primary mode of assessment, with hands-on projects offered as alternative assessments.

Grade 4

Discover! Social Studies Grade 4 texts are designed to engage students and help them better understand history. In Discover! Social Studies Grade 4, students will learn all about the New World, including colonization, pilgrims, and much more, as well as our New Country, with lessons dedicated to the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War, and the Declaration of Independence, among other fascinating topics. Chapter Assessments use traditional tests as the primary mode of assessment, with hands-on projects offered as alternative assessments.

Grade 5

Discover! Social Studies Grade 5 texts are designed to engage students and help them better understand the world around them. In Discover! Social Studies Grade 5, students will learn all about Africa and Asia, with lessons dedicated to the geography, nature, and resources of each continent. Chapter Assessments use traditional tests as the primary mode of assessment, with hands-on projects offered as alternative assessments.

Grade 6

Discover! Social Studies Grade 6 texts are designed to engage students and help them better understand history and the world around them. In Discover! Social Studies Grade 6, students will learn all about archaeology as well as early civilizations such as Ancient Egypt and Ancient Israel. Chapter Assessments use traditional tests as the primary mode of assessment, with hands-on projects offered as alternative assessments.