We found 34 reviewed resources for social studies
Using Social Studies in Five Shared Reading Lessons: GeographyLesson Planet
2nd - 4th
After several short 15-minute mini-lessons, your learners will gain an understanding of the characteristics of a non-fiction text. Using the book Map It by Elspeth Leacock, your class will become acquainted with non-fiction terms such as...
Social Studies Strategies: Concept of a Definition MapLesson Planet
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...
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle: KWHLLesson Planet
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
After completing the 11th chapter of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi, take part in a KWHL chart driven by the question,When is it appropriate and admirable to defy authority? Focusing on codes of conduct, scholars...
The Backpack Travel JournalsLesson Planet
2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Strap on those backpacks, it's time to travel through history with this literature unit based on the first four books of The Magic Tree House series. While reading through these fun stories, children create story maps, record interesting...
Cross-Curricular Reading Comprehension WorksheetsLesson Planet
2nd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
This series of cross-curricular resources covers just about every subject, ranging from social studies to geometry to physical science. Each worksheet includes a reading passage and five questions that require learners to apply reading skills and practice with the content from the various subject areas. While some passages are stronger than others, this series offers a wide selection that you can pick and choose from when looking to supplement a unit of study.
Literacy Beyond the Language Arts ClassroomLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrate reading across the curriculum with a collection of lessons and worksheets that bring literature and informational text to life in math, science, social studies, and music. Each resource prompts interdisciplinary instruction while helping learners build meaningful connections that make learning relevant from multiple perspectives.
Thomas Jefferson and Monticello: An Introduction to Writing Historical FictionLesson Planet
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Thomas Jefferson is one of the most recognized names and faces in America—but is there more to the third president of the United States? Upper elementary and middle schoolers conduct research on Jefferson, his famous home at Monticello,...
Selling "Boy" and "Girl"Lesson Planet
Pre-K - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Monster trucks, action figures, and video games. Are these toys designed for boys or girls? Scholars work in small groups to find and categorize examples of boy and girl toys from catalogs. Next, learners analyze the two sets of pictures...
The Mini Page: Make It a Good New YearLesson Planet
1st - 5th
The New Year is a time for reflecting on the previous year in order to make resolutions and set goals for self improvement. With multiple suggestions towards becoming a better classmate, student, friend, and healthy person, the resource...
Using the Newspaper to Teach the Five Freedoms of the First AmendmentLesson Planet
K - 12th CCSS: Designed
Of all the amendments found in The Bill of Rights, the First Amendment contains some of the most important freedoms for American citizens. A unit plan on the First Amendment features interactive lesson plans designed to teach about those...