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Indiana Academic Social Studies Standards
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Kindergarten PDFWordPDFPDF
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Grade 3 PDFWordPDFPDF
Grade 4 PDFWordPDFPDF
Grade 5 PDFWordPDFPDF
Grade 6 PDFWordPDFPDF
Grade 7 PDFWordPDFPDF
Grade 8 PDFWordPDFPDF
Economics PDFWordPDFPDF
Ethnic Studies PDFWordPDFPDF
Geography & History of the World PDFWordPDFPDF
Global Economics PDFWordPDFPDF
Psychology PDFWordPDFPDF
Sociology PDFWordPDFPDF
United States Government PDFWordPDFPDF
United States History PDFWordPDFPDF
World Geography PDFWordPDFPDF
World History & Civilization PDFWordPDFPDF
Indiana Studies PDFWordPDFPDF
To access 2014 Indiana Academic Standards follow 2014 Social Studies

Indiana Content Area Literacy Standards
These standards provide guidance to social studies teachers in grades 6-12 on expectations for integrating reading and writing skills into their daily instruction.
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History/Social Studies Content Area Literacy 03/2020 PDFWordPDF

Social Studies Resource Guides for Indiana Academic Standards
These Teacher Resource Guides have been developed to provide supporting materials to help educators successfully implement the social studies standards. These resources are provided to help teachers in their work to ensure all students meet the rigorous learning expectations set by the Academic Standards. Use of these resources is optional.
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Kindergarten 10/2021 PDF
Grade 1 19/2021 PDF
Grade 2 10/2021 PDF
Grade 3 10/2021 PDF
Grade 4 10/2021 PDF
Grade 5 10/2021 PDF
Grade 6 10/2021 PDF
Grade 7 10/2021 PDF
Grade 8 10/2021 PDF
Grade 8 Standards IN Connection 12/27/2017 PDF
Economics 10/2021 PDF
Psychology 10/2021 PDF
Sociology 10/2021 PDF
United States Government 10/2021 PDF
United States History 10/2021 PDF
High School Standards IN Connection 12/27/2017 PDF
World History & Civilization 10/2021 PDF
World War I - PDF
Approved Civics and Updated 6- 8 Grade Indiana Academic Social Studies Standards (Implementation Beginning in 2023-2024)
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Civics Resource Guide11/15/2022PDF
6th Grade Civics 11/15/2022PDF
6th Grade Social Studies06/13/2022PDF
7th Grade Social Studies06/13/2022PDF
8th Grade Social Studies06/13/2022PDF