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Academics Contact Info

Academics Director:
Dr. David Stevens

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Department Phone:
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State Champions

Social Studies

Elements of the Contest

The Social Studies Contest consists of 45 objective questions and an essay. Students are expected to master primary reading selections, as well as specific documents, and to be familiar with general-knowledge social studies concepts and terms. Each year, the contest focuses on a different topic area and a reading list that is provided by UIL.

Social Studies Overview Video

Additional Information

2018-2019 UIL Social Studies High School Topic: U.S. Civil Rights: Fulfilling a Nation's Promise

Primary Reading Selection: The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation, by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff

The Reading List and Supplemental Resource list has been updated for 2018-2019 and can be found on the right-hand side of this webpage under Social Studies Topic for you to download.
web: www.tepbooks.com

For A+ Social Studies information, please click here.