Freedom Homeschooling

Social Studies Curriculum

Below you will find free homeschool social studies, history, and geography curriculum. If you’re looking for other subjects, click here.

C = Christian based curriculum

American Heritage Education Foundation  (K to 12th)

AHEF’s social studies course, America’s Heritage: An Adventure in Liberty is available through downloadable lessons plans. The course is offered at elementary, middle school, and high school levels. Each lesson is built around at least one of the four main themes of freedom, unity, progress, or responsibility.

CK-12  (8th to12th)

U.S History FlexBook textbooks are available at basic and advanced levels.

Digital History  (6th to 12th)

This U.S. history curriculum includes an online textbook, downloadable lesson plans, quizzes, student handouts, timelines, primary sources, historical music, and more.

Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool  (1st to 8th)  C

Courses are taught using a variety of online sources. Courses offered are Ancient History, Early American History, Modern History, and Geography. Each course is available at two different levels. Level L is for 1st through 4th grades and Level M is for is for 5th through 8th grades.

Easy Peasy All-in-One High School  (9th to 12th)  C

Courses are taught using a variety of online sources. Courses offered are World History, Early American History, Modern American History, and Comparative Government.

Elk World History  (7th to 12th)

These downloadable fill-in-the-blank worksheets correspond to the Crash Course History videos available on YouTube.

Fun, FREE Unit Studies  (K to 8th)  C

Unit studies are offered on the following topics- World Geography, US Geography, 50 States, and various periods of history. Several units can be combined into a complete year-long history course. Units are taught using online reading, videos, and suggested activities.

Georgia Virtual Learning  (6th to 12th)

The material is taught using an online textbook, assessments, and projects. Social studies is offered for grades 6th to 8th. High school courses available include U.S. History, World History, World Geography, and American Government. Several AP courses are also offered.

GLOBALMANIA: Master World Geography in 7 Months or Less  (3rd to 12th)

This eBook provides a detailed plan for learning world geography.

Hippo Campus  (9th to 12th)

This series of video lectures was designed for use in a community college and teaches about the major religions of the world from a secular point of view.

Home Geography for Primary Grades  (1st to 4th)

This classic, available for download at Gutenberg, provides an introduction to basic geography concepts.

Khan Academy  (9th to 12th)

Lessons are taught using videos. Some courses also include online practice questions and tests. Courses offered are US History, AP US History, World History, AP World History, and AP US Government & Politics.

McGraw-Hill Social Studies  (1st to 6th)

Social Studies and geography are covered in this series of downloadable practice books.

Starts at Eight  (6th to 8th)

This blog post provides the following downloadable textbooks: Journey Across Time from Glencoe, World History: Ancient Civilizations from Houghton Mifflin, Discovering Our Past: Ancient Civilizations from Glencoe, and World History: Human Legacy from Holt. 

U READ THRU History  (K to 8th)  C

Semester long lesson plans are offered for each of the following topics: Early American History, Revolutionary War, Westward Expansion, Civil War Era, Post Civil War Era, Ancient Mesopotamia/Egypt, Ancient Greece & Ancient Rome, Dark & Middle Ages, Renaissance & Reformation, and Enlightenment. It will be necessary to purchase or borrow the required books.  (9th to 12th) offers the following downloadable textbooks: U.S. History, American Government, and Ancient Civilizations.

World History for Us All  (8th to 12th)

This course teaches nine eras of world history, chronologically in one school year. The materials are presented through online text and PowerPoint presentations. There are also downloadable complete teaching units.