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Grade 4 - Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE)

Note: Social Studies Resources are developed and reviewed by #GAsocialstudies educators. ​

Are you looking for the GSE, curriculum maps, teacher notes, and unit plans for this grade level? You can find all of those sample resources on our new platform GaDOE Inspire! Click the link below for the Kindergarten page. 

The GSE and teacher notes are in the "course resources" tab. Sample lessons and activities are in the "curriculum map." Click here to see a video tour of Social Studies Resouces in GaDOE Inspire​.​

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​What does every day social studies inquiry look like?​

Check out this 4th Grade Social Studies Lesson "Was the Battle of Fort Sumter the Start of the Civil War?" For lesson resources and more videos visit the Everyday Inquiry in Elementary Social Studies Video Series​.


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Content & Instructional Supports

Teacher Content Videos

Abolitionist and Suffrage Movements

American Revolution: The Fight for Independence

The Civil War - Its Causes, People, and Events

The Constitution and the Constitutional Convention

Factors that Led to the American Revolution

French and Indian War

Geographic Understandings

Physical Geography and Battles of the American Revolution


War of 1812 and Westward Expansion

Westward Expansion

Instructional Activity Videos
People of Historical Significance

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