Middle School Social Studies Curriculum Contacts
PreK - 12 Social Studies Specialist - John Nabors- 980-343-0654
PreK - 12 Social Studies Specialist - Drew Hammill - 980-343-9928
Social Studies CMS Resource Page - This is the main hub for teacher resources in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools.
C3 Teacher Hub - CMS Social Studies is now a NATIONAL HUB for K-12 Social Studies Inquiry! Check out the informational page here!
K - 12 North Carolina Essential Standards - The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction web site that contains the entire K - 12 Social Studies curriculum that is taught in our schools.
Maps101 is the leading online map and geography learning resource for K-12 classrooms. Conveniently accessible through any Internet-connected computer, Maps101 provides every teacher and student at each CMS middle school with access both at home and at school!
For log-in information for individual school sites, contact your student's Social Studies Teacher or the CMS Social Studies Specialist John Nabors - 980-343-0654
Discovery Education Techbook - The Discovery Education Techbook™ digital textbook series provides content for our sixth, seventh and eigth grades that helps teachers transition to the exciting world of digital resources. Techbook™ ignites curiosity and enhances learning via a powerful, simple-to-use program that is designed to increase equity and create better learning opportunities for all.
History Alive! The United States makes U.S. history a palpable experience for middle school students. This survey course follows U.S. history from the nation’s fledgling years through the Great Depression and World Wars to the Civil Rights Movement and contemporary American society. Students ponder the problems of America’s English colonists and gain an understanding of the desperation and hope of turn-of-the-century immigrants.
Geography Alive! Regions and People creatively challenges students to use the tools of geography to view, analyze, and understand the world around them. The seven mapping labs and the program’s case-study approach turn students into geographic thinkers. As an additional benefit, the program has been carefully designed to build students’ content area reading skills.
GenerationNation (Formerly Kids Voting) - GenerationNation Charlotte is a non-partisan nonprofit (501c3) program educating K-12 students about citizenship, civic participation, government and the election process. Civics and Economics teachers receive lesson plans and materials to support the teaching of the election process.