Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Frameworks

Pre-Kindergarten–Kindergarten: Living, Learning, and Working Together
Grade 1: True Stories and Folk Tales from America and from Around the World
Grade 2: E Pluribus Unum: From Many, One
Grade 3: Massachusetts and its Cities and Towns: Geography and History
Grade 4: North American Geography with Optional Standards for One Early Civilization
Grade 5: United States History, Geography, Economics, and Government: Early Exploration to Westward Movement
Grade 6: World Geography
Grade 7: Ancient and Classical Civilizations in the Mediterranean to the Fall of the Roman Empire: Ideas that Shaped History
Grades 8–12: Pathways
Grades 8–12: Concepts and Skills
  • World History I: The World from the Fall of Rome through the Enlightenment
  • World History II: The Rise of the Nation State to the Present
  • U.S. History I: The Revolution through Reconstruction, 1763–1877
  • U.S. History II: Reconstruction to the Present, 1877–2001
  • Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework August 2003
  • Grade 12 Elective: Economics
  • Grade 12 Elective: American Government