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Dorchester County Public Schools

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Social Studies Instruction

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Social Studies

Mission Statement:

DCPS Social Studies department imparts foundational knowledge and skills necessary for students to become empowered, informed, and socially responsible citizens.

Vision Statement:

The vision of DCPS Social Studies is to prepare all students to become informed citizens along with taking action to develop their own civic identity and voice.  We strive to produce 21st century critical thinkers that actively participate in their own learning and become life-long learners.

DCPS Scope and Sequence


Elementary Social Studies

Middle School:

6th - 8th Grade

High School:

Government Scope and Sequence

World History Scope and Sequence

United States History Scope and Sequence

Monique Giddens

Supervisor of Social Studies

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