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Grades 4-5 California and U.S. History

Grades 4-5 California and U.S. History:

This session will provide participants with an overview of the History-Social Science Framework in the upper elementary grades, with an emphasis on the shifts of instruction and themes across grade levels.  A model lesson utilizing primary sources, children’s literature, and informational text focusing on the Mendez v. Westminster court case will also be shared.

 Presentation Team:

  • Katharine Bowen, Davis Unified School District and California History-Social Science Project
  • Katharine Cortes, UC Davis History Project
  • Beth Slutsky, California History-Social Science Project