myWorld Interactive Elementary Social Studies Curriculum

myWorld Interactive K–5 social studies encourages students to explore their world, expand their thinking, and engage their college, career, and civic awareness. Create active, responsible citizens who can make a difference now.

  • Activity-based learning
  • Strong ELA connections
  • Wide range of flexible curricula options, adaptable to any classroom type
myWorld Interactive elementary social studies curriculum uses hands-on social studies activities.

Hands-on Social Studies Activities

myWorld Interactive engages students in real-world activities and practices of citizenship. Students investigate and collaborate as they explore Social Studies content.

Create engaging learning experiences with myWorld Interactive elementary social studies curriculum.

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.

Every lesson in myWorld Interactive elementary social studies is a literacy opportunity.

Literacy for Everyone

Every minute of every lesson is a literacy opportunity. Students read text closely, build vocabulary and language skills, and use evidence to articulate their ideas in writing.


Meet All Your Students’ Needs

myWorld Interactive has the flexible curricula and tools to differentiate, support, and inspire all your students. Multiple curricula options and pathways support every teacher, classroom type, and schedule.


Powerful Administrator Tools

Administrator tools, hosted on Savvas Realize® alongside classroom-management features, help measure school success in teaching to social studies standards, manage student enrollment, easily identify the best curricula for remote learning, and much more.

Elementary Social Studies Curriculum

  • Inquiry Based and Student Centered
  • Differentiated Resources to Reach Every Student
  • Flexible Learning for Your Unique Classroom

Inquiry-Based and Student Centered Social Studies

  • 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.
myWorld Interactive elementary social studies curriculum hands-on activities and digital content.

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.

Flexible Learning for Your Unique Classroom

  • 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

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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.

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Frequently Asked Questions about myWorld Interactive Social Studies

  • What is myWorld Interactive Social Studies
    An active-inquiry, student-centered social studies curricula for grades K-5. This program spans civics, economics, geography, and history, and features ELA instruction to support social studies inquiry and new literacy and Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies standards.
  • How do I sign up for a myWorld Interactive Social Studies demo?
    myWorld Interactive World History 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 myWorld Interactive World Social Studies?
    • 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