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Social Studies

Social Studies Department

The Social Studies Department at Hidden River Middle School provides instruction for students to develop a sense of the world around them through study of three major topics:

  • 6th Grade: Minnesota History
  • 7th Grade: US History
  • 8th Grade: Global Studies

In addition, we also participate in History Day and Model UN as part of our classes.


Middle Years Program- International Baccalaureate

The Middle Years Programme is a part of international education designed to help students develop the knowledge, understanding, attitudes and skills necessary to participate actively and responsibly in a changing world.

This period is a particularly critical phase of personal and intellectual development and requires a programme that helps students participate actively and responsibly in a changing and increasingly interrelated world. Learning how to learn and how to evaluate information critically is as important as learning facts.

The IB-MYP objectives for social studies classes are used by teachers when they are assessing student work.


Social Studies Online Resources
This section features links especially helpful to the Department of Social Studies, students, staff and parents. It is another Hidden River Middle School web page starting place for a variety of online activities and information.

First page of the PDF file: myp-brief_individuals-societies_2015

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