Discover an innovative, integrated approach to social studies instruction featuring high-interest student texts, creative lesson plans, inquiry-based analysis of primary sources, and an emphasis on interactive student engagement. As an added benefit, it’s perfect for your ELA block, with the flexibility to fit into whole-class and small-group instruction as well as a Balanced Literacy approach.
100% Aligned to California Standards
Correlated to Benchmark©, Wonders©, and Journeys© ELA Programs
Engage students with a rich
variety of text structures and
Support fluency objectives while
allowing students to explore
social studies through the arts.
Provide opportunities for
meaningful application of literacy
skills and social studies concepts.
address social studies content
and literacy skills with built-in
Details on how content, literacy,
inquiry, and citizenship are
embedded within this program
Assessments require students to
demonstrate critical thinking and
comprehension of content.
|Engaging student texts, lesson plans, assessments, and primary sources deepen content knowledge and analytical skills.||Students learn to listen, speak, read, and write while focusing on social studies content. Lessons encourage close reading.|
|Students analyze complex texts and primary sources. Specific essential questions encourage critical thinking.||Key student texts and lessons deal specifically with citizenship and democratic values.|