Elementary Social Studies Curriculum for California
Inquiry Journeys, inquirED's elementary social studies curriculum, meets the demands of the California History-Social Science Framework.
Designed for Elementary Social Studies in California
Inspires Inquiry in Elementary Social Studies
"Inquiry Journeys is helping my students become reflective, independent thinkers."
3rd Grade Teacher
Supports Teachers with High-Quality Materials
"I was worried about using a digital curriculum, but after our first unit, I’m cruising like it’s on autopilot."
1st Grade Teacher
Connects Student Learning to Local Communities
"My students are going to remember how they used their learning for their whole lives."
2nd Grade Teacher
Engages Students with Multimedia Content
"There is so much amazing content – it's very inclusive, up to date, engaging, and exciting.”
5th Grade Teacher
CALIFORNIA STANDARDS: ALIGNED TO EVERY LESSON
Just a few clicks away in digital lesson plans
California teachers and administrators love how Inquiry Journeys supports educators.
Makes inquiry easier for teachers
Slide decks, resources, strategies, and engaging content – just a click away
Continuous support from inquirED's team of educators
On-demand support, professional learning opportunities, videos, webinars and more
Integrates ELA/Literacy content and instruction
Literacy-rich learning experiences, aligned to ELA standards – save teachers time
Supports culturally responsive social studies
Students' lived experiences and interests are incorporated into lessons and units
Spotlight on California State History and Sources
Specialized Content for CA
Every grade level includes engaging content and resources specific to California. And, in the "Our State's History" Inquiry unit, students dive deep into the rich history, culture, and people of California.