6-12 Social Studies Department

  • Welcome to the Gates Chili 6-12 Social Studies Department webpage.

    On this page you will find information regarding the Social Studies Curriculum, Common Core, Testing, and Resources that can be used by teachers, students, and parents.

    This page is currently being constructed so check back for changes.

    If you have any questions/comments please contact Costa Tavelaris (6-12 Social Studies Curriculum Leader) at:





    New York States Social Studies Standards

    1. History of the United States and New York

    2. World History

    3. Geography

    4. Economics

    5. Civics, Citizenship, and Government

    Social Studies in the News:

    "Teachers Look to Film to Foster Critical Thinking"




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