Social Studies

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • CHIEF ACADEMIC OFFICER

    Tim Smith
    Tim Smith 
    tim.smith@ccsdut.org
    435-752-3925


    ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 

    Emily Rigby
    Emily Rigby

    emily.rigby@ccsdut.org
    435-752-3925

CANVAS AND BRIDGE

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Cache County School District Social Studies

  • Cache County School District (CCSD) Social Studies are essential to understanding the complexity of the world. Social Studies provides the context and understanding of how humans interact with each other and with the environment over time. They offer the crucial knowledge needed to create a framework for understanding the systems of society.   CCSD's curriculum is based on Utah's Core Standards and covers a variety of topics including Community, Cache Valley history, Utah State history, United States history, World History, Geography and more.

Elementary Curriculum

  • GRADES 4-6
    The following courses are taught in CCSD elementary schools:

    - Utah Studies (4th grade)
    - Our Nation (5th grade)
    - Our World (6th grade)

     Utah Journey  Our Nation  Our World

Secondary Curriculum

  • GRADES 7-12
    Cache County School District (CCSD) uses different texts for various Social Studies Courses.  CCSD is also currently working on a district-developed curriculum for specific courses.

    The following courses are currently taught in CCSD high schools:   

     

    - Ancient World History 
    - Modern World History
    - Government
    - Geography for Life
    - World Civilizations
    - US History
    - ESL US History
    - Sports Psychology
    - Psychology I & II
    - Psychology 1010
    - Sociology
    - Humanities
    - Humanities 1320
    - Current Issues
    - Political Science 1010
    - History 1700
    - AP US Government & Politics
    - AP US History
    - AP European History

    World Geography  American Republic  Modern World History World History  Sociology

     

Civics Test

  • Effective January 1, 2016, by the Utah State Legislature, every public school student must pass a basic civics test, or alternate assessment (as determined by the LEA), as a condition for receiving a high school
    diploma in the state of Utah.

    Students must pass a test comprised of 50 questions selected from the 100 questions on the United States Customs and Immigration Service civics assessment.  Students must pass with a minimum of 70%.

    This assessment will be made available to secondary students beginning in 8th grade.  Students can take the assessment as many times as necessary in order to pass.

    CIVICS TEST FAQ

    CIVICS STUDY MATERIALS