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Tomball ISD offers a comprehensive social studies program for all students from kindergarten through Grade 12. Based on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, social studies is organized around eight strands; history; geography; economics; government; citizenship; culture; science, technology, and society; and social studies skills. Each strand is an integral part of a complete and comprehensive K-12 social studies curriculum.
 
GRADE CONTENT
Kindergarten Introduction to basic social studies concepts
First Home, school and community, with some introduction to the state and nation
Second Community with continued focus on the state and nation
Third Impact on the individual communities, past and present, here and there, with continued focus on the state and nation
Fourth Texas and the Western Hemisphere
Fifth United States studies
Sixth
Contemporary World Societies
Contemporary World Societies (GT) 
Seventh
Texas Studies
Texas Studies (GT)
Eighth
United States through Reconstruction
United States through Reconstruction (GT)
High School Courses
World Geography Studies
World Geography Studies (H)
 
World History Studies
World History Studies (H)
 
United States History Studies since Reconstruction
United States History Concurrent Credit
American History (AP)
United States Government
United States Government (AP)
 
Introduction to Psychology (AP)
Psychology
Sociology
 
Economics with emphasis on the Free Enterprise System and its benefits
Microeconomics (AP)
 
Social Studies Advanced Studies (H)