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Exploring Social Studies: Kentucky: Grade 2

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  • Grade: 2
  • Interest Level: 1-4
  • Item: 121308
  • ISBN: 9781087603711
  • Language: English
Description

Build literacy skills and social studies content-area knowledge while cultivating students' curiosity about the world around them and their connections to it. This non-textbook social studies curriculum offers an integrated ELA approach to specifically address Kentucky content standards for social studies, English language arts, and English language development.

This series features dynamic student texts, creative lesson plans, inquiry-based analysis of primary sources, interactive student engagement, and integrated technology. Seamlessly integrate social studies instruction into the ELA block with everything needed to support instruction and the flexibility of multiple instructional settings. Take the guesswork out of what materials to use with historically accurate content that fully aligns to Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS) for Social Studies.

Exploring Social Studies: Kentucky: Grade 2 Kit includes:

  • Prepare students for college, career, and civic life
  • Develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Facilitate authentic discussions among students
  • Inquiry-based learning through discussion questions, document-based assessments, and primary source analysis activities
  • Content addresses all social studies disciplines (geography, history, economics, and civics)
  • Lesson plans with extension ideas to develop citizenship, civic and democratic values, and encourage public service

Components

  • Content-area texts
  • Lesson plans
  • Primary sources
  • Professional resources
  • Student resources
  • Digital resources

Cultivate students’ curiosity about historical events with dynamic primary source readers and leveled reader’s theater scripts.

  • Build literacy skills and content-area knowledge
  • Leveled readers feature embedded primary sources, high-interest content, and visually appealing layouts
  • Content covers the four social studies disciplines: history, geography, civics, and economics
  • Ideal for small-group instruction during social studies or within a Balanced Literacy approach
  • Reader’s theater script features differentiated roles so teachers can easily assign roles based on students' reading levels, allowing everyone to participate in the same activity

Camping Constitution 6-Pack

Camping Constitution 6-Pack

Level: 1.5-3.0

$39.99

Grade: 1-3

Item Number: 10703


Learn about the Constitution while acting out this script about children creating a camping constitution! Differentiated roles allow teachers to accommodate a range of reading levels, so all students can feel successful while building fluency!

George Washington Carver: Planting Ideas 6-Pack

George Washington Carver: Planting Ideas 6-Pack

Level: 2.7

$54.99

Grade: 2-4

Item Number: 12641


George Washington Carver was born a slave and grew up to be a great botanist and inventor! Readers will learn why George was known as the "plant doctor" as a young boy, his strong desire to learn, and how he taught other farmers about crop rotation.

Capital Resources and the Economy 6-Pack

Capital Resources and the Economy 6-Pack

Level: 3.8

$54.99

Grade: 3-4

Item Number: 18642


Capital resources are used every day! These are tools that make it easier for us to do things. They are a part of our economy. The economy helps us get the things that we want and need.

Declaring Our Independence 6-Pack

Declaring Our Independence 6-Pack

Level: 2.9

$54.99

Grade: 2-3

Item Number: 18726


This engaging title features colorful images, informative text, and interesting facts. Featuring a table of contents, glossary, and index, this book has all the tools readers will need to learn about American independence!

You and the U.S. Government 6-Pack

You and the U.S. Government 6-Pack

Level: 2.8

$54.99

Grade: 2-3

Item Number: 18730


This informative book teaches early readers about the important impact the government has on our lives. Readers will learn about taxes, the three branches of government, voting, and more through bright images and supportive text.

You and the Law 6-Pack

You and the Law 6-Pack

Level: 2.2

$54.99

Grade: 2-3

Item Number: 18731


This fact-filled nonfiction book will teach readers about various types of laws--from city laws to national ones--and what impact they have on us.

Camping Constitution 6-Pack

George Washington Carver: Planting Ideas 6-Pack

Capital Resources and the Economy 6-Pack

Declaring Our Independence 6-Pack

You and the U.S. Government 6-Pack

You and the Law 6-Pack

Level: 1.5-3.0

$39.99

Level: 2.7

$54.99

Level: 3.8

$54.99

Level: 2.9

$54.99

Level: 2.8

$54.99

Level: 2.2

$54.99

Item Number: 10703

Item Number: 12641

Item Number: 18642

Item Number: 18726

Item Number: 18730

Item Number: 18731

Mapping Our Nation 6-Pack

Mapping Our Nation 6-Pack

Level: 2.4

$54.99

Grade: 2-3

Item Number: 18736


Readers learn about the different areas of the United States in this stimulating nonfiction title. Featuring vividly colored examples of various maps, including physical, political, and thematic, this book will have readers engaged and inspired!

Mapping Our World 6-Pack

Mapping Our World 6-Pack

Level: 2.9

$54.99

Grade: 2-3

Item Number: 18737


This informative book teaches readers about the seven continents and how to recognize them on maps. Through supportive text, vibrant images, and a helpful glossary, index, and table of contents, readers will learn about map basics.

Money and Trade in Our Nation 6-Pack

Money and Trade in Our Nation 6-Pack

Level: 2.8

$54.99

Grade: 2-3

Item Number: 18738


Young readers will learn how trading and buying goods and services is beneficial to many people. Readers will also learn to understand the differences between wants and needs.

Mapping Our Nation 6-Pack

Mapping Our World 6-Pack

Money and Trade in Our Nation 6-Pack

Level: 2.4

$54.99

Level: 2.9

$54.99

Level: 2.8

$54.99

Item Number: 18736

Item Number: 18737

Item Number: 18738

Equip teachers with the tools they need to become social studies experts with easy-to-use lesson plans. Exploring Social Studies uses an integrated ELA approach to specifically address state content standards for history-social science, English language arts, and English language development.

  • Save teachers time with fact-checked, historically accurate content that meets Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS) for Social Studies
  • Lesson plans feature ideas to extend citizenship, encourage active public service among students, and develops civic and democratic values
  • Differentiation tips are embedded within each lesson to support English language learners

Breathe life into the pages of history with firsthand accounts of historical events! Students will learn history hands-on by diving deeper into the content instead of through rote memorization.

  • Inquiry-based approach to social studies instruction allows students to deeply analyze primary sources in a variety of formats
  • Students will build their own understanding of historical events by evaluating multiple perspectives
  • Support and encourage authentic discourse in the classroom

The student handbook provides opportunities for meaningful application of literacy skills and social studies concepts through engaging activities.

Facilitate implementation with a standards alignment, a scope and sequence, and pacing plans.

Digital resources support small- and whole-group instruction with an emphasis on interactive student engagement and integrated technology. Instruction is enhanced and supported with audio files of each book that model fluent reading, PDF eBooks, student reproducibles, and additional digital resources.

Correlations to National, State, and Province Standards


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