Exploring Social Studies: Texas Edition Grade 1 Bundle

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  • Grade: 1
  • Interest Level: K-3
  • Item: 23450
  • ISBN: 9781493814503
  • Language: English
Description

This multi-text social studies series will delight your first grade students with its wide array of captivating texts and activities. From interactive Reader's Theater scripts to high-interest Primary Sources, Exploring Social Studies: Texas Edition Grade 1 Bundle is a dynamic collection of digital and print resources bound to engage students and foster content-area literacy in meaningful ways. Specifically created to support and meet grade 1 TEKS and ELPS, this hands-on, ready-to-use bundle integrates social studies content with literacy skills, promoting fluency and developing students' curiosity through the Balanced Literacy approach. Students will develop their reading, writing, listening, observing, and speaking skills as they dive into the myriad informational texts.

Exploring Social Studies: Texas Edition Grade 1 Bundle includes:

  • Easy-to-use lesson plans, including a three-part reading strategy framework and document-based assessments
  • High-interest leveled readers to engage students of all ability levels
  • Grade-level appropriate, authentic primary sources including maps, letters, and newspaper articles
  • 24 vibrant vocabulary concept cards with full-color images on the front and teaching suggestions on the back
  • Fun, interactive student activities to reflect on new learning
  • Digital resources to support 21st century learning and professional development

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Components

Series highlights include:

  • 19-27 high-interest, leveled books, 6 copies of each title
  • Primary Sources
  • Research-based Lesson Plans
  • Digital Resources including a 1 year subscription to Explor-eBook
Exploring Social Studies: Texas Edition Grade 1 Bundle

Books - 19-27 titles, 6 copies of each title

High-interest, content-area books provide students with a rich variety of text structures and academic vocabulary in both English and Spanish to support a balanced literacy framework.

Coming to America 6-Pack

Coming to America 6-Pack

Level: 1.5-3.0

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24257


America is a country that is filled with many immigrants. In this fascinating book, readers will learn some of the many reasons immigrants choose to become American citizens.

The Liberty Bell 6-Pack

The Liberty Bell 6-Pack

Level: 1.5-3.0

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24259


Engage all students by acting out this leveled script about the history of the Liberty Bell! Assign differentiated roles based on students' individual reading abilities, so all students can perform, build fluency, and feel successful!

The Star-Spangled Banner 6-Pack

The Star-Spangled Banner 6-Pack

Level: 1.5-3.0

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24261


Learn about the events that inspired the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner. In this script, students of various reading levels can act out six differentiated roles, allowing everyone to confidently participate and successfully build fluency!

Martin Luther King Jr. 6-Pack

Martin Luther King Jr. 6-Pack

Level: 2.9

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24263


Martin Luther King, Jr. believed in fighting for Civil Rights for all people. In this biography, readers will learn about his inspirational life as he fought for equality of African Americans through nonviolence.

Eleanor Roosevelt 6-Pack

Eleanor Roosevelt 6-Pack

Level: 2.6

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24265


In this fascinating biography, readers will learn about the amazing life of Eleanor Roosevelt as she strived for equality of all. Lively images and a timeline help show children Eleanor's inspiring journey.

Alexander Graham Bell 6-Pack

Alexander Graham Bell 6-Pack

Level: 1.8

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24267


Alexander Graham Bell was always trying to invent new things! In this biography, readers will learn about Alexander's life as a teacher and inventor of such incredible inventions as the telephone, record player, and metal detector.

Coming to America 6-Pack

The Liberty Bell 6-Pack

The Star-Spangled Banner 6-Pack

Martin Luther King Jr. 6-Pack

Eleanor Roosevelt 6-Pack

Alexander Graham Bell 6-Pack

Level: 1.5-3.0

$40.99

Level: 1.5-3.0

$40.99

Level: 1.5-3.0

$40.99

Level: 2.9

$40.99

Level: 2.6

$40.99

Level: 1.8

$40.99

Item Number: 24257

Item Number: 24259

Item Number: 24261

Item Number: 24263

Item Number: 24265

Item Number: 24267

Benjamin Franklin 6-Pack

Benjamin Franklin 6-Pack

Level: 1.6

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24269


Many people know that Benjamin Franklin discovered electricity, but few are aware of his contributions as an innovative inventor like writing the Declaration of Independence! Young readers will learn about Franklin's life in this appealing biography.

Happy Fourth of July! 6-Pack

Happy Fourth of July! 6-Pack

Level: 1.7

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24271


With 6 copies of this nonfiction title, readers are introduced to the ideas of freedom and celebration as they learn about the history behind the Fourth of July, and the way that Americans continue to celebrate this special day.

I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag 6-Pack

I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag 6-Pack

Level: 1.2

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24273


The American flag is a symbol for freedom and unity. This engaging nonfiction title will introduce young readers to the Pledge of Allegiance and a brief history of the American flag.

What Makes a Town? 6-Pack

What Makes a Town? 6-Pack

Level: 1.9

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24275


A plethora of people and places makes a town a community. Through colorful images and easy-to-read text, early readers learn the important aspects of town communities and are encouraged to look for similarities in their own towns!

What Makes a Family? 6-Pack

What Makes a Family? 6-Pack

Level: 1.2

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24277


Early readers discover the various kinds of families in this nonfiction title. Readers are encouraged to be aware of and embrace the differences in families through lovely images and engaging text.

Respect the Rules! 6-Pack

Respect the Rules! 6-Pack

Level: 1.1

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24279


With examples from both past and present, early readers will learn how rules help keep us safe and respectful of one another. Vibrant images and engaging text make for an enriching reading experience.

Benjamin Franklin 6-Pack

Happy Fourth of July! 6-Pack

I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag 6-Pack

What Makes a Town? 6-Pack

What Makes a Family? 6-Pack

Respect the Rules! 6-Pack

Level: 1.6

$40.99

Level: 1.7

$40.99

Level: 1.2

$40.99

Level: 1.9

$40.99

Level: 1.2

$40.99

Level: 1.1

$40.99

Item Number: 24269

Item Number: 24271

Item Number: 24273

Item Number: 24275

Item Number: 24277

Item Number: 24279

Who Makes the Rules? 6-Pack

Who Makes the Rules? 6-Pack

Level: 1.7

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24281


Give early readers a look into who determines the rules for various places, ranging from the classroom to the entire country! With vivid images and easy-to-read text, readers are encouraged to recognize and follow rules that impact their lives.

Be a Good Leader! 6-Pack

Be a Good Leader! 6-Pack

Level: 1.1

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24283


What does it take to be a good leader? Young readers will find out in this inspiring nonfiction title, which features plenty of bright photos, easy-to-read engaging text, and vocabulary.

Be Fair! 6-Pack

Be Fair! 6-Pack

Level: 1.6

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24285


What does it mean to be fair? Young readers will learn about various aspects of fairness including voting, the Bill of Rights, freedom, and the Golden Rule in this nonfiction title.

Getting Around Town 6-Pack

Getting Around Town 6-Pack

Level: 1.7

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24287


Readers will learn the basics of how to read a map in this enlightening nonfiction title. With bright, clear images and helpful text, this book will have young readers engaged and excited to put their mapping skills to work!

Getting Around School 6-Pack

Getting Around School 6-Pack

Level: 1.1

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24289


In this informative title, early readers will learn the basics of mapping out school, from where it is located in the neighborhood to the position of items in the classroom.

Saving and Spending 6-Pack

Saving and Spending 6-Pack

Level: 1.7

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24291


Readers are introduced to and encouraged to find the difference between what they need and what they want, and how to make wise choices based on those concepts.

Who Makes the Rules? 6-Pack

Be a Good Leader! 6-Pack

Be Fair! 6-Pack

Getting Around Town 6-Pack

Getting Around School 6-Pack

Saving and Spending 6-Pack

Level: 1.7

$40.99

Level: 1.1

$40.99

Level: 1.6

$40.99

Level: 1.7

$40.99

Level: 1.1

$40.99

Level: 1.7

$40.99

Item Number: 24281

Item Number: 24283

Item Number: 24285

Item Number: 24287

Item Number: 24289

Item Number: 24291

Goods and Services Around Town 6-Pack

Goods and Services Around Town 6-Pack

Level: 1.4

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24293


Early readers will be introduced to goods and services, what makes them different, and examples of each. This title features plenty of eye-catching images and new vocabulary.

Earning Money 6-Pack

Earning Money 6-Pack

Level: 1.6

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24295


Earning money is a fun and smart thing to do! With various examples of how to earn and save money, early readers are encouraged find ways to earn money for themselves!

Jobs Around Town 6-Pack

Jobs Around Town 6-Pack

Level: 1.2

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24297


From police officers to dentists, mail carriers to teachers, everyone has an important role! With examples from both past and present and many engaging images and easy-to-read text, readers will be thoroughly immersed from cover to cover!

Amazing Americans: Abraham Lincoln 6-Pack

Amazing Americans: Abraham Lincoln 6-Pack

Level: 1.0

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24299


In this engaging biographical title featuring clear text and images, readers will learn about the amazing things that Abraham Lincoln did for the country during the Civil War and why he is considered a hero today.

Amazing Americans: Susan B. Anthony 6-Pack

Amazing Americans: Susan B. Anthony 6-Pack

Level: 1.7

$40.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 24301


Susan B. Anthony believed in equality for everyone. Readers will learn about her inspiring life and how she became known as an amazing American in this early biography, which features vivid images and easy-to-read text.

Exploring Social Studies Texas: Grade 1  Add-on Pack

Exploring Social Studies Texas: Grade 1 Add-on Pack

Level:

$159.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 23474


Add additional copies of Exploring Social Studies: Texas Edition Grade 1 Bundle to your classroom with this add-on pack, which includes one of each book from the complete bundle.

Goods and Services Around Town 6-Pack

Earning Money 6-Pack

Jobs Around Town 6-Pack

Amazing Americans: Abraham Lincoln 6-Pack

Amazing Americans: Susan B. Anthony 6-Pack

Exploring Social Studies Texas: Grade 1 Add-on Pack

Level: 1.4

$40.99

Level: 1.6

$40.99

Level: 1.2

$40.99

Level: 1.0

$40.99

Level: 1.7

$40.99

Level:

$159.99

Item Number: 24293

Item Number: 24295

Item Number: 24297

Item Number: 24299

Item Number: 24301

Item Number: 23474

Primary Sources

Develop deeper understandng of social studies content with robust materials through a hands-on approach. Primary Sources include documents, letters, maps, photographs, political cartoons, and more with ready-to-use lesson plans. Offer students the opportunity to think and act as historians while preparing them for document-based assessments.

Lesson Plans

The Exploring Social Studies: Texas Edition program meets English Language Proficiency Standards requirements and integrates student expectations in each of the eight strands of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Social Studies with research-based lessons and materials. This program offers diverse instructional techniques to meet the needs of all students.

Professional Development is available to support the implementation of this program.

Lesson Plans

Digital Resources

  • 1 year subscription to Explor-eBook
  • to help teachers incorporate a blended approach to learning
  • Student Activities
  • Lesson Plans
  • Digital versions of texts
  • Document-based Assessments
  • Selected videos to support social studies content
  • Professional Development Resources
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