State Standards for Social Studies were updated in 2009 and cover four content areas: history, geography, economics, and civics. These standards will go into effect for the 2012-13 school year.
The social studies courses at Falcon Creek are as follows:
-6th grade: Western Hemisphere
-7th grade: Eastern Hemisphere
-8th grade U. S. History
The social studies curriculum helps students for 21st Century readiness. These skills include critical thinking and reasoning, information literacy, collaboration, self-direction, and invention