Social Studies

  • The History Standards describe what students should know and be able to do at four grade levels (3, 6, 9, and 12). They reflect an understanding of chronological events and the application of historical thinking skills in viewing the human record. The intent of the history standards is to instill in each student an ability to comprehend chronology, develop historical comprehension, evaluate historical interpretation, and to understand historical research.

     

    The Civics and Government Academic Standardsdescribe what students should know and be able to do at four grade levels (3, 6, 9, and 12) based on the Public School Code of 1949 which directs “… teaching and presentation of the principles and ideals of the American republican representative form of government as portrayed and experienced by the acts and policies of the framers of the Constitution of the United States and Bill of Rights….” 

     

    The Geography Standardsdescribe what students should know and be able to do at four grade levels (3, 6, 9, and 12). Geography is the science of space and place on Earth’s surface. Its subject matter is the physical and human phenomena that make up the world’s environments and places. These standards build on using geographic tools as a means for asking and answering geographic questions. 

     

    The Economics standards describe what students should know and be able to do at four grade levels (3, 6, 9, and 12). Economics is concerned with the behavior of individuals and institutions engaged in the production, exchange, and consumption of goods and services.


    Mr. Dwight T. Sproul, Subject Area Supervisor

    Mr. Sproul received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Husson College and his master's degree in Business Administration - Finance from Bently College. He received his social studies teaching certification and curriculum and instruction supervisory certification from Millersville University. 

    Email: Dwight_Sproul@ConestogaValley.org
    Phone: (717) 397-5231 x1022