Welcome to History-Social Science Instructional Materials Preview and Evaluation Training. If your computer does not have Microsoft PowerPoint® or Word®, please use the links labeled "PDF file".

General and K - 8 Materials

K-12 History Social Science Adoption Toolkit (Document) - (PDF)

Book Review Form (Document) - (PDF)

List of State Board Adopted Materials K-8

H-SS Instructional Materials - California Department of Education

Instructional Materials Adoption K-8 & 9-12 Compared (Document) - (PDF)

K-8 H-SS Adoption Evaluation Criteria (PDF)

Blank K-8 Standards Maps

Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program (IMFRP)

H-SS Instructional Materials Evaluation Matrix (PDF)


Williams Settlement FAQ (Document) - (PDF)
Williams v California Legislative Update: AB831 (PDF)

Funding information for instructional material purchase

  • Funding Chart for Instructional and Library Materials (Document) - (PDF)
  • IMFRP General Provisions (Document) - (PDF)
  • IMFRP Frequently Asked Questions (Document) - (PDF)
  • Schedule for Framework and Materials Adoption Chart (PDF)
  • Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program (IMFRP) Certification-Suggested Language (Document) - (PDF)
  • Instructional Materials Survey for Compliance with Ed Code 1240 and 60119 (Document) - (PDF)
  • Suggested Resolution on Sufficiency of Instructional Materials (Document) - (PDF)

High School Materials

The materials below were developed or assembled by three Southern California County History-Social Science Coordinators: Michelle Herczog, Los Angeles County Office of Education, Deborah Granger, Orange County Department of Education, and Margaret Hill, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools.

H-SS Instructional Materials - California Department of Education

High School Adoption Overview PowerPoint (Document) - (PDF)

Suggested Secondary Adoption Timeline (Document) - (PDF)

Instructional Materials Adoption K-8 & 9-12 Compared (Document) - (PDF)

Blank Standards Map Forms for Local Use
Grade 10 - World History (PDF)
Grade 11 - U.S. History (PDF)
Grade 12 - American Government (PDF)
Grade 12 - Economics (PDF)

Textbook review templates for use in a local high school adoption process
Education Code Chart (Document) - (PDF)
Criteria Chart (Document) - (PDF)
Selected Education Code Sections Related to Instructional Materials (Document) - (PDF)

Textbook review criteria for verification of social compliance
Social & Legal Compliance Chart (Document) - (PDF)
Standards for Evaluating Instructional Materials for Social Content - 2000 Edition California Department of Education (PDF)

K-8 H-SS Adoption Evaluation Criteria (PDF)

High School H-SS Instructional Materials FAQ (Document) - (PDF)

Publishers Standards Maps

World History
Holt, Rinehart and Winston - World History: The Human Journey (PDF)
McDougal Littell - World History Patterns of Interaction (PDF)
Pearson Prentice Hall - World History Connections to Today (PDF)
McGraw-Hill Contemporary - World History (PDF)
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill - Modern Times (PDF)
Pearson/Globe-Fearon - Pacemaker
® World History (PDF)
Pearson/Globe-Fearon - Pacemaker
® World Geography and Cultures (PDF)

United States History
Holt, Rinehart and Winston - American Nation in the Modern Era (PDF)
McDougal Littell - The Americans: Reconstruction to the 21st Century (PDF)
Pearson Prentice Hall - Pathways to the Present (PDF)
McGraw-Hill Contemporary - American History (PDF)
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill - The American Vision: Modern Times (PDF)
Pearson/Globe-Fearon - Pacemaker
® United States History (PDF)

American Government
Glencoe McGraw-Hill - United States Government: Democracy in Action (PDF)
Holt, Rinehart and Winston - Holt American Government (PDF)
Pearson Prentice Hall - Magruder's American Government (PDF)
Wright Group/McGraw-Hill Contemporary - American Civics and Government (PDF)
Pearson/Globe-Fearon - Pacemaker
® American Government (PDF)

Glencoe McGraw-Hill - Economics Today and Tomorrow (PDF)
Glencoe McGraw-Hill - Economics: Principles and Practices (PDF)
Holt, Rinehart and Winston - Holt Economics (PDF)
Pearson Prentice Hall - Economics: Principles in Action (PDF)
Wright Group/McGraw-Hill Contemporary - Economics (PDF)
EMC Publishing - Economics: New Ways of Thinking (PDF)
Pearson/Globe-Fearon - Pacemaker
® Economics (PDF)

Updated: 01/31/06