Exploring Nonfiction Secondary: Reading in the Content Areas: Social Studies Kit

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  • Grade: 5 - 12
  • Interest Level: 7-12
  • Item: TCM8134
  • ISBN: 9780743981347
  • Language: English
Description
Develop secondary students' key nonfiction reading skills and strategies with dynamic Social Studies texts. The high-interest nonfiction reading passages in this kit are provided by the authors of TIME FOR KIDS® magazine. Each passage includes supplementary extension activities, lesson plans, and teaching resources to guide teachers and students through the reading process. With student activity cards featuring short, focused texts in print and digital formats, students will be engaged by these informative Social Studies texts. This kit correlates to Common Core standards, acting as the perfect resource for secondary level readers to become more familiar with a variety of informational texts.

Exploring Nonfiction Secondary: Social Studies Complete Kit includes:
  • Student Activity Cards (in print and digital formats)
  • Teacher Resources (in print and digital formats)
  • Lesson Plans
  • Digital resources
$549.99/ea

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Components

Series highlights include:

  • Teacher Resource Notebook and a Lesson Plan Notebook in print and digital formats
  • Student Activity Cards with short, focused high-interest nonfiction text
  • Digital Resources
Exploring Nonfiction Secondary: Reading in the Content Areas: Social Studies Kit

Teacher Resources

Exploring Nonfiction Secondary consists of four kits, one for each content area: Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science. Each kit in this series includes a Teacher Resource Notebook and a Lesson Plan Notebook.

The Teacher Resource Notebook contains:

  • Background information for all the nonfiction reading skills used in the lesson plans
  • Assessments for each of the nonfiction reading skills
  • Sample parent letters explaining how to reinforce nonfiction reading skills
  • A scope and sequence chart detailing the skills taught

The Lesson Plan Notebook consists of:

  • Two complete lessons for each text card
  • Vocabulary words and activities
  • Creative extension activities
  • A culminating activity that allows students to demonstrate their mastery of the nonfiction reading skills and strategies

Student Activity Cards

Engage students with high-interest informational text from TIME FOR KIDS® found on the Student Activity Cards. The front of the cards contain a variety of genres of nonfiction material that a student would typically encounter within a given content area. The back of the cards provide discussion questions for before, during, and after reading; skill explanations, and writing prompts.

Digital Resources

  • Teacher Resource Notebook and Lesson Plan Notebook
  • Student Activity Cards
  • Student Activity Pages
  • Parent Letters in English and Spanish

Correlations to Common Core, State, and Province Standards


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