Classroom Resources

In the school year 2017-18 the Social Studies Office worked in a collaborative process to identify the following resource for the use in Social Studies classrooms.

Course/ Grade Level


Resource and Components

Grades K-3 Various Trade Books
Grade 4 Virginia Studies McGraw Hill Social Studies: Virginia Studies Custom Edition
Grade 5 Ancient World Teacher’s Curriculum Institute History Alive! World History! 
Grade 6 USHCE I
Grade 7 USCHE II
The DBQ Project
American History and Civics DBQs
Trade Books
Grade 8 World Geo The DBQ Project
McGraw Hill
World Geography DBQs
Discovering World Geography
World History I The DBQ Project
McGraw Hill
World History DBQs
World History and Geography: Early Years
World History II The DBQ Project
McGraw Hill
World History DBQs
World History and Geography: Modern Times
US/VA History The DBQ Project
McGraw Hill
United States History DBQs
United States and Virginia
US/VA Government McGraw Hill United States and Virginia Government
Economics and Personal Finance Teachers Curriculum  Institute Econ Alive! The Power to Choose
Psychology McGraw Hill Understanding Psychology
Sociology McGraw Hill Sociology and You 
AP Government McGraw Hill American Democracy Now!
AP Comp. Government Wood Yard AP Comparative Government and Politics: An Essential Coursebook
AP World History Pearson World Civilizations: the Global Experience
AP Psychology BFW Psychology, David Myers
AP US History BWF America’s History 
AP European History Cengage Western Civilization
AP Economics Bedfort, Freeman and Worth Krugman’s Economics
IB Geography Oxford Geography and Course Companion
IB Economics Cambridge University Press Economics for the IB Diploma
IB History of the Americans Hodder US Civil War: Causes, Course, and Effects 1840-1877
The Mexican Revolution Civil Rights and Social Movements in the Americas post 1945
IB 20th Century World Pearson 20th Century World Authoritarian States
IB Social Anthropology McGraw Hill Mirror for Humanity 
IB Philosophy Pearson About Philosophy
IB Psychology Oxford Psychology for the IB Diploma