Criteria & Correlation Documents for Group I Adoption


Social Studies


Below are links to the Criteria & Correlation documents which will be used to review the instructional materials for each Social Studies course. Publishers/vendors submitting a bid for primary instructional materials for any course must use this document to show the correlation of their resources with the criteria.
The criteria is divided into 3 sections: Non-negotiable Criteria, General Criteria, and Specific Criteria. Instructional materials must meet 100% of the non-negotiable criteria, 80% of the general criteria and 80% of the specific criteria in order to be recommended for approval for the Multiple List of Primary Instructional Materials.
Elementary Social Studies
  Secondary Social Studies  
Social Studies - Kindergarten Word          PDF Social Studies - Grade 6 Word          PDF
Social Studies - Grade 1 Word          PDF Social Studies - Grade 7 Word          PDF
Social Studies - Grade 2 Word          PDF Social Studies - Grade 8 Word          PDF
Social Studies - Grade 3 Word          PDF          
Social Studies - Grade 4 Word          PDF High School - Civics Word          PDF
Social Studies - Grade 5 Word          PDF High School - Economics Word          PDF
    High School - Geography Word          PDF
    High School - Psychology Word          PDF
    High School - Sociology Word          PDF
    High School - US Comprehensive Word          PDF
    High School - US Contemporary Word          PDF
    High School - World Studies Word          PDF

If you have questions or for more information, please contact

Becky Butler, Assistant Director

Office of Middle & Secondary Learning