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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.
Introduction to Physical & Health Literacy
3 mins K - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Support children in living fun, active, and healthy lives with a video on physical and health literacy. Whether its learning basic skills like running, jumping, and throwing, or making healthy choices about the foods they eat, students...
ELA.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.5: Structure of an Argument
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Imagine a cross-curricular project that not only rewards learners for examining the textbooks used in their other classes but builds literacy skills as well! Groups compare the formats and writing style in their various textbooks. Teams...
Literacy in History/Social Studies: 6-8th Grade ELA Common Core
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The common core literacy standards for social studies revolve around helping students closely read and understand primary and secondary sources. Browse these resources and find ones relevant to the social studies topics you're teaching!
Parental Involvement Middle School Literacy Novel Units
5th - 7th
Bring parents into your study of The Cay by Theodore Taylor. Each of the five activities included here incorporates parent input and participation. The activities focus on setting, characterization, and vocabulary. Graphic organizers and...
News Literacy Model Curriculum in Social Studies
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Scholars investigate news literacy in the twenty-first century. They use technology, legal decisions, writings, and digital privacy to analyze the topic. Using what they learned, a group assignment looks...
The Power of Retelling: Developmental Steps to Building Comprehension
K - 3rd
Empower your readers by modeling for them the steps for retelling a story. Designed as a teacher resource, Dr. Cummins argues that shifting responsibility for retelling to the learners increases their comprehension. The procedure is...
Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...
Special Olympics Volleyball Coaching Guide: Teaching Volleyball Skills
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
From warm-up routines and stretches to skill progressions and passing drills, this is an absolute must-have resource for coaches teaching volleyball to a group of learners with diverse needs and skills.
Reading Closely For Textual Details: "And, above all, we had to learn English."
8th CCSS: Designed
Only a thorough understanding of history can save us from repeating it. Practice close reading skills with an eighth grade unit that focuses on 19th century America, including European immigration into Ellis Island and Frederick...