California History-Social Science myWorld Interactive K-5

Built for California and inspired by you, California myWorld Interactive engages all K-5 students with the California History-Social Science Standards and Framework.

  • The curriculum is flexible and easily adapts to every classroom.
  • Teachers can take a comprehensive history-social science curriculum path, an activity-based path, or a literacy approach.
  • Teachers can use all print, go digital, or blend instruction.
  • Activity-based learning, strong literacy connections, and a wide range of teaching options help create active, responsible citizens.

Modern California History-Social Science Program

California myWorld Interactive is built for California and inspired by you. Activity-based learning, strong literacy connections, and a wide range of teaching options help create active, responsible citizens.


Activity-Based Learning

This program helps teachers create engaging active-learning experiences, from the student Active Journal and visual literacy activities to small-group, project-based Quests. Writing, drawing, and highlighting tasks create self-motivated learners.


Inspire Literacy Engagement

California Common Core ELA/ELD-aligned lessons help students read closely, analyze information, and communicate academic, well-defended ideas.


Inspire your classroom

Multiple options to provide access and equity for culturally responsive teaching, differentiation needs, and delivery approaches. This program supports California HSS Standards and California ELA/ELD Standards; it also features deep LMS integration and Standards Mastery Reports.


Inspire Diverse Perspectives

California myWorld Interactive teaches students to appreciate a variety of perspectives, analyzing, evaluating, and developing arguments based on evidence to deepen their understanding and ability to engage in active civic discourse.

Modern California History-Social Science Program

  • Inquiry-based and Student-centered
  • Differentiated Resources to Reach Every Student
  • Flexible learning for your unique classroom

Inquiry-based and Student-centered

  • Instructional Design
    Balances direct instruction, small group interaction, hands-on practice, robust resources, and scaffolded reading support.
  • Active Classrooms
    Strategies feature tools such as interactive worktexts and jumpstart activities, spark student interest and gauge their starting social studies knowledge.
  • Project-based Quests
    Long-term, end-of-chapter activities that provide rich, inquiry-based experiences.
  • Biographies
    Model important citizenship skills and tie in real-world civics applications.

Differentiated Resources to Reach Every Student

  • Flexible Content
    myWorld Interactive enables teachers to quickly find and assign content suited to individual student, small group, or the whole class needs.
  • Language and Differentiation Support
    Readers develop language skills and enable differentiated instruction to reach every student: emerging, expanding, special education, advanced, below, and bridging.
  • Accessible Resources
    Easily browse lesson content through simple keyword searches; find targeted resources by narrowing your search by grade, media and content types.

Multiple learning paths and options accommodate every teacher, classroom, and schedule.

  • Comprehensive Path
    Teaches a comprehensive social studies curriculum that balances content, activities, and literary connections.
  • Activity-Based Path
    Engages students in hands-on activities and inquiry-based projects in a source rich, real-world creative classroom.
  • Content and Literacy Path
    Students master content through engaging readings, primary source texts and images, and writing exercises.
  • OpenEd Resources
    Add thousands of vetted OpenEd resources quickly and easily to your lesson plans.
  • Customizable Content
    Rearrange chapter and lesson resources, edit program resources and assessments, and add your own curricula and links.

Engaging content and time-saving classroom management tools come together in the teacher-friendly Savvas Realize® LMS, included with your program.

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Savvas Realize® brings our award-winning content to life in an exciting digital experience that students love. For teachers and admins, it includes valuable classroom-management tools like auto-rostering, single-sign-on, and available integrations with many top K-12 LMSs.

Preview your week ahead, adjust your daily lesson plans, review student and class progress, build and share lessons with your own content, or easily search for differentiated resources to inspire more “lightbulb” moments for your students . Realize’s single-sign-on platform makes it all easy and manageable.

Make logging into your Realize dashboard an essential daily activity–just like checking your school email and Google Classroom accounts–to get a clear, organized path to your learning goals.

Frequently Asked Questions about California myWorld Interactive

  • What is California myWorld Interactive?
    An active-inquiry, student-centered History-Social Science curricula for grades K-5. This program spans civics, economics, geography, and history, and features ELA/ELD instruction to support social studies inquiry, literacy, and the California History-Social Science framework.
  • What is the digital experience for California myWorld Interactive?
    California myWorld Interactive digital courseware on Savvas Realize® includes robust digital tools that give teachers flexibility to use a digital, print, or blended format in their classrooms. Teachers can customize the program to rearrange content, upload their own content, add links to online media, and edit resources and assessments.
  • What type of teaching ideas, strategies and inspiration are in California myWorld Interactive World?
    • Active Classroom Strategies
    • Chapter Assessments
    • Chapter at a Glance
    • Citizenship Lessons
    • Common Misconceptions
    • Complete Lesson Plans
    • Critical Thinking & Writing Strategies
    • Curriculum Connections: Literacy, Geography, Math, and Science
    • Differentiated Instruction
    • Integrated ELD Strategies
    • Jumpstart Activities
    • Literacy Skills Lessons
    • Pacing Guides
    • Primary Source Lessons
    • Review Strategies
    • Visual Review Strategies
    • Vocabulary Strategies
    • Writer’s Workshop
    • Writing Activities

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