Social Studies Teacher Resources
Find everything your class will need to study complex societies and human interaction throughout world history.
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Literacy in History/Social Studies: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core
11th - 12th
Analyzing primary and secondary source materials requires a special set of skills. Readers must be able to identify the central ideas in a text, to cite evidence to support their analysis, and to evaluate the arguments put forth in a variety of sources. This collection of Common Core designed resources will help your class members develop these skills. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards.
Integrating Literature and Social Studies with Fever 1793
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
To generate interest in post‐Revolutionary Philadelphia and colonial times, class members read and discuss Laurie Halse Anderson’s novel Fever, 1793. A simulation helps them grasp the magnitude of the yellow fever epidenic.
Social Studies Strategies: Concept of a Definition Map
3rd - 12th
Model for your class members how to use a definition map to make connections between new words and prior knowledge. Although the strategy is designed for social studies classes, the approach can be use at any grade level and in any...
Teaching Elementary Social Studies: Lesson Presentations
Students demonstrate the cumulative knowledge while practicing the skills of lesson delivery for Elementary Social Studies. They set up for the lesson and then teach it to professional peers. They are assessed by the professor for the...