Planning with the H-SS Framework: Inquiry, Literacy, and Assessment

California's newly adopted History-Social Science Framework encourages four major shifts to planning and instruction: content, inquiry, literacy, and civic engagement. 

UCBHSSP will present a one week planning institute for K-12 teachers who are interested in working individually and in collaborative groups to rethink their approach to history/social studies instruction based on the recommendations included in the H-SS Framework. Workshops and presentations will be informed by the work UCBHSSP has completed with teachers across the Bay Area as they began piloting the H-SS Framework during the 2016-2017 school year.

June 19-June 23, 9am-4pm


  • Evaluate the H-SS Framework and the shifts in planning and instruction it models
  • Draft year-long, unit, and lesson focus questions to drive student inquiry.
  • Develop a lesson incorporating a discrete literacy strategy.
  • Explore multiple forms of assessment, including cumulative assignments that incorporate civic engagement.

 All participants will receive a copy of Access for All Learners, an instructional handbook that includes learning strategies to encourage planning for literacy and disciplinary thinking.

Please complete this registration form to secure your spot. This workshop is open to all K-12 teachers.  


Monday, June 19, 2017 - 9:00am
K-12 teachers
UC Berkeley
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June 19-23, 2017
$600 for individuals/$500 for groups of 3 or more