ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : COM-08-064

Date Created : 12/12/2007


Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
Elementary Principals
other: Curriculum Coordinators
Social Studies Teachers

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
Section:   Central Administration - Dr. Diana Julian, Deputy Commissioner
Social Studies Framework Revised 2006 and Amended November 2007

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Maggie Herrick

Phone Number:


The State Board of Education approved the Amended Social Studies Curriculum Framework for grades 7 and 8 on November 5, 2007. The amended framework is now posted on the Arkansas Department of Education Web site and is titled, K-8 SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK REVISED 2006 AMENDED NOVEMBER 2007. This document supersedes previous revisions. Beginning in the 2008-2009 school year, all instruction in the area of social studies for grades 7 and 8 shall be aligned with the amended framework. The entire K-8 Social Studies Curriculum Framework containing the recently amended grades 7 and 8 may be accessed at

Further questions may be directed to Sheree K. Baird, Social Studies Specialist at 501-683-0902 or; Maggie Herrick, Social Studies Specialist at 501-683-0894 or; or Vickie Yates, Social Studies Specialist at 501-683-0906 or


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