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Using Connecting Themes in First Grade Social Studies
1st - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Foster contributing members of society with a social studies unit focused on five aspects of community. First graders discuss themes of culture, groups, location, scarcity, and change with discussion questions and activities about...
Grade K Literacy in Social Studies: Thinking About Families
K CCSS: Designed
Family is a wonderful subject for little learners to get excited about. Family is also the theme for a social studies unit that uses literacy standards throughout. The guide outlines approximately three weeks of instruction and breaks...
Literacy in History/Social Studies: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core
9th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Social studies and literacy skills go hand in hand, as one of the core components of history, philosophy, political science and the other social studies is the written word. The RH.9-10 CCSS standards place an emphasis on primary sources, the building blocks upon which historical inquiry is based. These resources will help your students dig in to challenging texts.
Grade 1 Literacy in Social Studies: My Informational Report About Community Workers
1st CCSS: Designed
Get ready to teach a unit about community workers that uses Common Core literacy standards as a way to connect language arts and social studies. The packet is printable and contains teaching strategies, scripted activities, and...
Black and White in United States History: A Gray Area
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Compare and contrast old and modern historical accounts of the life of Thomas Jefferson. Learners begin by evaluating the responsibilities of history textbooks in reporting historical events, people, and eras. Next, they discuss how new...
Great Picture Books to Teach Social Studies for Grade K-3
K - 3rd
Every class enjoys reading new books at the beginning of a unit. Use this resource to identify a variety of books for kindergarten to third grade that can be used to complement social studies standards. The books can kindle learners'...
Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians
2nd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Augment a unit on the traditions and legacies of Native Americans with an informational packet. With pages that detail the tribal origins of commonly used words, a list of ways that Native American customs influenced American democracy,...
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
Teaching Reading Comprehension through Social Studies Readings
6th - 8th
Examine how immigrants have changed the environment of the United States. Individually, middle schoolers will take a pre- and post-test to assess their reading comprehension. In groups, they compare and contrast the religions of...
What Basic Ideas Are in the Preamble to the Constitution?
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce young historians to the US Constitution with this upper-elementary social studies lesson. Beginning with a general discussion about the role of government in society, students go on to work in small groups identifying and...