Social Studies

These Teacher Created Materials social studies titles include high-interest informational text, engaging imagery, authentic content, and embedded primary sources on topics ranging from community and citizenship to historical eras and important biographies.

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The Great Depression and the New Deal

Grade: 4-8

$10.99
The Great Depression and the New Deal

Grade: 4-8

  • Lexile: 760L
  • Guided Reading Level: X
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Item Number: 28119
  • ISBN: 9781425850685

Price: $10.99

When the U.S. economy collapsed in 1929, millions of Americans lost their jobs. Learn about this significant period of U.S. history with this primary source reader that focuses on the Great Depression and the New Deal.

Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Great Leader in…

Grade: 4-8

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Great Leader in Troubled Times

Grade: 4-8

  • Lexile: 760L
  • Guided Reading Level: V
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Item Number: 28120
  • ISBN: 9781425850692

Price: $10.99

Franklin Delano Roosevelt lifted the country out of the Great Depression and through World War II while overcoming serious personal obstacles. This primary source biography focuses on FDR.

World War II in Europe

Grade: 4-8

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World War II in Europe

Grade: 4-8

  • Lexile: 770L
  • Guided Reading Level: X
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Item Number: 28121
  • ISBN: 9781425850708

Price: $10.99

Breathe life into the pages of history withthis primary source reader that focuses on the history of World War II in Europe.

World War II in the Pacific

Grade: 4-8

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World War II in the Pacific

Grade: 4-8

  • Lexile: 740L
  • Guided Reading Level: Y
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Item Number: 28122
  • ISBN: 9781425850715

Price: $10.99

Breathe life into the pages of history withthis primary source reader that focuses on the history of World War II in the Pacific.

Changing Geography of the 20th Century

Grade: 4-8

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Changing Geography of the 20th Century

Grade: 4-8

  • Lexile: 730L
  • Guided Reading Level: X
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Item Number: 28124
  • ISBN: 9781425850739

Price: $10.99

Breathe life into the pages of history withthis primary source reader that focuses on the changing geography of the 20th century.

Cold War Era

Grade: 4-8

$10.99
Cold War Era

Grade: 4-8

  • Lexile: 780L
  • Guided Reading Level: Y
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Item Number: 28125
  • ISBN: 9781425850746

Price: $10.99

Two nations. Two ideologies. One Cold War. Breathe life into the pages of history withthis primary source reader that focuses on the Cold War Era.

Ronald Reagan: The Great Communicator

Grade: 4-8

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Ronald Reagan: The Great Communicator

Grade: 4-8

  • Lexile: 750L
  • Guided Reading Level: W
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Item Number: 28127
  • ISBN: 9781425850760

Price: $10.99

Breathe life into the pages of history withthis primary source biography that focuses on Ronald Reagan.

The Information Revolution

Grade: 4-8

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The Information Revolution

Grade: 4-8

  • Lexile: 750L
  • Guided Reading Level: V
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Item Number: 28128
  • ISBN: 9781425850777

Price: $10.99

Breathe life into the pages of history withthis primary source reader that provides deeper, meaningful insights into what life was like during the Information Revolution.

Fighting for Civil Rights

Grade: 4-8

$10.99
Fighting for Civil Rights

Grade: 4-8

  • Lexile: 800L
  • Guided Reading Level: Y
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Item Number: 28129
  • ISBN: 9781425850784

Price: $10.99

Breathe life into the pages of history withthis primary source reader that focuses on the history of civil rights.

Saving the World: The Chocolate Pilot

Grade: 4-8

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Saving the World: The Chocolate Pilot

Grade: 4-8

  • Lexile: 740L
  • Guided Reading Level: T
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Item Number: 109285
  • ISBN: 9781644910047

Price: $10.99

After WWII, Lieutenant Gail "Hal" Halvorsen wanted to help the children of Berlin. He decided to give them hope in the form of chocolates dropped in mini parachutes from his airplane. Learn the inspiring, true-life story behind The Chocolate Pilot.

Unsung Heroes: Animal Welfare

Grade: 5-8

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Unsung Heroes: Animal Welfare

Grade: 5-8

  • Lexile: 830L
  • Guided Reading Level: U
  • Interest Level: 4-12
  • Item Number: 28044
  • ISBN: 9781425849931

Price: $11.99

Learn about six amazing animal advocates who are making the world a better place for animals! Featuring TIME© content, this high-interest book will keep grade 6 students engaged in reading as they build their critical literacy skills.

Legacy: The Names Behind the Brands

Grade: 5-8

$11.99
Legacy: The Names Behind the Brands

Grade: 5-8

  • Lexile: 830L
  • Guided Reading Level: V
  • Interest Level: 4-12
  • Item Number: 28046
  • ISBN: 9781425849955

Price: $11.99

Learn about the innovative entrepreneurs behind well-known brand names and what it took to make their dreams a reality. With TIME© content and images, this high-interest book builds critical literacy skills and readies students for college and career.

Fantastic Lives: College Bound

Grade: 5-8

$11.99
Fantastic Lives: College Bound

Grade: 5-8

  • Lexile: 820L
  • Guided Reading Level: S
  • Interest Level: 4-12
  • Item Number: 28047
  • ISBN: 9781425849962

Price: $11.99

Learn about six brilliant students who are finishing college in their teens and making the world a better place. Featuring TIME© content, this high-interest book will keep grade 6 students engaged in reading as they build their critical literacy skills.

Communicate!: World Leaders Speak

Grade: 5-8

$11.99
Communicate!: World Leaders Speak

Grade: 5-8

  • Lexile: 810L
  • Guided Reading Level: W
  • Interest Level: 4-12
  • Item Number: 28049
  • ISBN: 9781425849986

Price: $11.99

Be inspired by famous speeches from speakers such as Steve Jobs, Justin Trudeau, John F. Kennedy, and many more. Featuring TIME© content, this high-interest book will keep grade 6 students engaged in reading as they build their critical literacy skills.

Showdown: Olympic Spirit

Grade: 5-8

$11.99
Showdown: Olympic Spirit

Grade: 5-8

  • Lexile: 800L
  • Guided Reading Level: T
  • Interest Level: 4-12
  • Item Number: 28050
  • ISBN: 9781425849993

Price: $11.99

Discover how the Olympics, the Paralympics, the Special Olympics, and their athletes make the world a better place. With TIME© content, this high-interest book will keep grade 6 students engaged in reading as they build their critical literacy skills.

Failure: Disasters In History

Grade: 5-8

$11.99
Failure: Disasters In History

Grade: 5-8

  • Lexile: 800L
  • Guided Reading Level: V
  • Interest Level: 4-12
  • Item Number: 28051
  • ISBN: 9781425850005

Price: $11.99

Learn about some of history's well known and lesser known disasters, and why they happened. Featuring TIME© content, this high-interest book will keep grade 6 students engaged in reading as they build their critical literacy skills.

Fantastic Lives: Business Sense

Grade: 6-8

$11.99
Fantastic Lives: Business Sense

Grade: 6-8

  • Lexile: 920L
  • Guided Reading Level: W
  • Interest Level: 5-12
  • Item Number: 28055
  • ISBN: 9781425850043

Price: $11.99

Read the inspiring stories of 5 young entrepreneurs who worked hard to turn their ideas into real businesses. This nonfiction reader features TIME© content to keep grade 7 students engaged in reading as they build their critical literacy skills.

Showdown: Underdogs

Grade: 6-8

$11.99
Showdown: Underdogs

Grade: 6-8

  • Lexile: 970L
  • Guided Reading Level: W
  • Interest Level: 5-12
  • Item Number: 28058
  • ISBN: 9781425850074

Price: $11.99

Be inspired by the stories of real-life underdogs who overcame oppression, poverty, and physical challenges to achieve their goals. Featuring TIME© content, this book keeps grade 7 students engaged in reading as they build their critical literacy skills.

Failure: Business Blunders

Grade: 6-8

$11.99
Failure: Business Blunders

Grade: 6-8

  • Lexile: 870L
  • Guided Reading Level: W
  • Interest Level: 5-12
  • Item Number: 28059
  • ISBN: 9781425850081

Price: $11.99

Even successful companies have had major failures that resulted in the loss of millions of dollars. Read about the risky ventures that didn't pay off in this high-interest nonfiction book that builds students' critical literacy skills.

Unsung Heroes: Risk Takers

Grade: 7-8

$11.99
Unsung Heroes: Risk Takers

Grade: 7-8

  • Lexile: 970L
  • Guided Reading Level: Y
  • Interest Level: 6-12
  • Item Number: 28060
  • ISBN: 9781425850098

Price: $11.99

Learn about 6 courageous individuals who became heroes and inspired those around them! With TIME© content and images, this full-color book explores contemporary issues, builds critical literacy skills, and readies students for college and career.

Legacy: Business Leaders

Grade: 7-8

$11.99
Legacy: Business Leaders

Grade: 7-8

  • Lexile: 960L
  • Guided Reading Level: W
  • Interest Level: 6-12
  • Item Number: 28062
  • ISBN: 9781425850111

Price: $11.99

Learn about the innovative business leaders behind companies such as Apple, Netflix, Google, eBay, and Amazon! With TIME© content and images, this high-interest book builds critical literacy skills and readies grade 8 students for college and career.

Fantastic Lives: Against All Odds

Grade: 7-8

$11.99
Fantastic Lives: Against All Odds

Grade: 7-8

  • Lexile: 950L
  • Guided Reading Level: Y
  • Interest Level: 6-12
  • Item Number: 28063
  • ISBN: 9781425850128

Price: $11.99

Be inspired by the stories of six individuals who overcame adversity and achieved success! With TIME© content and images, this full-color book explores contemporary issues, builds critical literacy skills, and readies students for college and career.

Life in Numbers: The Electoral College

Grade: 7-8

$11.99
Life in Numbers: The Electoral College

Grade: 7-8

  • Lexile: 960L
  • Guided Reading Level: X
  • Interest Level: 6-12
  • Item Number: 28064
  • ISBN: 9781425850135

Price: $11.99

Learn the history of the Electoral College, how it works, and why it is controversial today with this high-interest informational text. With TIME© content and images, this book builds critical literacy skills and readies students for college and career.

Making a Mummy

Grade: 3-4

$10.99
Making a Mummy

Grade: 3-4

  • Lexile: 650L
  • Guided Reading Level: W
  • Interest Level: 2-6
  • Item Number: 28894
  • ISBN: 9781493866793

Price: $10.99

Created in collaboration with Smithsonian, learn about the science behind mummification with this book that features a hands-on STEAM challenge and uses real-world examples to give insight into how the engineering design process is used to solve problems.