This document replaces The Ontario Curriculum: Social Studies, Grades 1 to 6; History and Geography, Grades 7 and 8, 2013. All social studies, history, and geography programs for Grades 1 to 8 are based on the expectations outlined in this document.
This edition of the curriculum includes a revision of the social studies and history curriculum, developed in collaboration with First Nations, Métis, and Inuit educators, community members, and organizations. The revision was undertaken in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s calls to action numbers 62 and 63.
Consult the Program Planning and Assessment and Evaluation sections on this website for the most up-to-date information applicable to all subjects and disciplines of the Ontario Curriculum, Grades 1 to 12.