Exploring Social Studies: Texas Edition Grade 2 Bundle

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  • Grade: 2
  • Interest Level: 1-4
  • ISBN: 9781493814510
  • Language: English
Description

Bring out the historian in each of your second grade students by using the varied assortment of texts and activities offered in Exploring Social Studies: Texas Edition Grade 2 Bundle. From interactive Reader's Theater scripts to high-interest Primary Sources, Exploring Social Studies: Texas Edition Grade 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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.

Postcards from Bosley Bear 6-Pack

Postcards from Bosley Bear 6-Pack

Level: 1.5-3.0

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24303


Take a trip to Washington D.C. with Bosley Bear! Learn about four important presidents (Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, and Lincoln) while Bosley Bear finds the monuments dedicated to them that are scattered around Washington D.C.

Building Up the White House 6-Pack

Building Up the White House 6-Pack

Level: 1.5-3.0

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24305


Act out the story of three children who build a treehouse modeled after the White House! Leveled roles allow teachers to involve students of all reading levels in this activity, encouraging everyone to perform and build fluency with confidence!

George Washington Carver 6-Pack

George Washington Carver 6-Pack

Level: 2.7

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24307


George Washington Carver was born a slave, but 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.

Amelia Earhart 6-Pack

Amelia Earhart 6-Pack

Level: 2.5

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24309


Young readers will be inspired by this biography of Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. The appealing images, helpful text, and supportive timeline work to create a fun reading experience.

Sojourner Truth 6-Pack

Sojourner Truth 6-Pack

Level: 1.6

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24311


Featuring a timeline of Sojourner's life, text features such as a glossary and index, vibrant images, and supportive text, this 6-Pack will inspire young readers with Sojourner's life as an abolitionist and suffragist.

Next Stop: Mexico 6-Pack

Next Stop: Mexico 6-Pack

Level: 2.1

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24313


Welcome to Mexico! From the various animals to the warm desert, readers are invited to explore all aspects of this beautiful country in this delightful nonfiction title.

Postcards from Bosley Bear 6-Pack

Building Up the White House 6-Pack

George Washington Carver 6-Pack

Amelia Earhart 6-Pack

Sojourner Truth 6-Pack

Next Stop: Mexico 6-Pack

Level: 1.5-3.0

$40.99

Level: 1.5-3.0

$40.99

Level: 2.7

$40.99

Level: 2.5

$40.99

Level: 1.6

$40.99

Level: 2.1

$40.99

Item Number: 24303

Item Number: 24305

Item Number: 24307

Item Number: 24309

Item Number: 24311

Item Number: 24313

Next Stop: Canada 6-Pack

Next Stop: Canada 6-Pack

Level: 2.1

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24315


Welcome to Canada! From its majestic mountains to its exciting sports, readers are invited to explore what makes Canada so special in this exciting nonfiction title!

Declaring Our Independence 6-Pack

Declaring Our Independence 6-Pack

Level: 2.9

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24317


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!

Washington's Birthday 6-Pack

Washington's Birthday 6-Pack

Level: 2.2

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24319


Early readers will gain insight and understand why we celebrate George Washington's inspiring life and incredible accomplishments in this appealing nonfiction title.

Families Through Time 6-Pack

Families Through Time 6-Pack

Level: 2.7

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24321


The vivid and charismatic images of families throughout time and helpful text will instill excitement in young readers as they learn about families from the past and how they compare to families today.

A Family's Story 6-Pack

A Family's Story 6-Pack

Level: 2.3

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24323


From her childhood in the country to moving to the city and making her own family, Sharon's story will inspire children to tell a story about their own family's experiences, traditions, and celebrations.

You and the U.S. Government 6-Pack

You and the U.S. Government 6-Pack

Level: 2.8

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24325


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.

Next Stop: Canada 6-Pack

Declaring Our Independence 6-Pack

Washington's Birthday 6-Pack

Families Through Time 6-Pack

A Family's Story 6-Pack

You and the U.S. Government 6-Pack

Level: 2.1

$40.99

Level: 2.9

$40.99

Level: 2.2

$40.99

Level: 2.7

$40.99

Level: 2.3

$40.99

Level: 2.8

$40.99

Item Number: 24315

Item Number: 24317

Item Number: 24319

Item Number: 24321

Item Number: 24323

Item Number: 24325

You and the Law 6-Pack

You and the Law 6-Pack

Level: 2.2

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24327


This fact-filled nonfiction book will teach readers about various types of laws, ranging from city laws to national ones, and the impact they have on our lives.

You Can Count on Me! 6-Pack

You Can Count on Me! 6-Pack

Level: 2.5

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24329


People count on good citizens to make America a great country. In this inspiring nonfiction book, readers will learn what they can do to be good citizens, what leaders do to help citizens, and what rules good citizens follow.

I'll Lead the Way! 6-Pack

I'll Lead the Way! 6-Pack

Level: 2.0

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24331


Young readers will learn what it takes to be a good leader in this interesting nonfiction book. Featuring vivid images, supportive text, and text features including a glossary and index, this title will teach children what it takes to be a good leader!

Mapping Our Nation 6-Pack

Mapping Our Nation 6-Pack

Level: 2.4

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24333


Young readers will learn about the different areas of the United States in this stimulating nonfiction title. Featuring vivid colored 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

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24335


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

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24337


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

You and the Law 6-Pack

You Can Count on Me! 6-Pack

I'll Lead the Way! 6-Pack

Mapping Our Nation 6-Pack

Mapping Our World 6-Pack

Money and Trade in Our Nation 6-Pack

Level: 2.2

$40.99

Level: 2.5

$40.99

Level: 2.0

$40.99

Level: 2.4

$40.99

Level: 2.9

$40.99

Level: 2.8

$40.99

Item Number: 24327

Item Number: 24329

Item Number: 24331

Item Number: 24333

Item Number: 24335

Item Number: 24337

Money and Trade in Our World 6-Pack

Money and Trade in Our World 6-Pack

Level: 2.1

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24339


This nonfiction book will teach young readers the various services and goods that countries around the world provide. Readers will also be exposed to the different forms of money and the difference between wants and needs.

Amazing Americans: Paul Revere 6-Pack

Amazing Americans: Paul Revere 6-Pack

Level: 2.2

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24341


Young readers will learn about Paul Revere in this engaging biography. Vivid images and supportive text along with a helpful glossary, table of contents, and index give readers the tools they need to build literacy and content-area knowledge in history.

Amazing Americans: Abigail Adams 6-Pack

Amazing Americans: Abigail Adams 6-Pack

Level: 2.8

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24343


From her youth to her days after the White House, First Lady Abigail Adams lived an inspiring life. Students will discover her fearless efforts to stand up for what's right in this nonfiction title.

Amazing Americans: Thurgood Marshall 6-Pack

Amazing Americans: Thurgood Marshall 6-Pack

Level: 3.7

$40.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 24345


Thurgood Marshall was an incredible man. He believed that "separate but equal" was not fair. He became a justice for the Supreme Court and helped change unfair laws for African Americans. He is known as "Mr. Civil Rights."

Exploring Social Studies Texas: Grade 2  Add-on Pack

Exploring Social Studies Texas: Grade 2 Add-on Pack

Level:

$169.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 23475


Add additional copies of Exploring Social Studies: Texas Edition Grade 2 Bundle to your classroom with this add-on pack, which includes one of each book from the complete bundle.

Money and Trade in Our World 6-Pack

Amazing Americans: Paul Revere 6-Pack

Amazing Americans: Abigail Adams 6-Pack

Amazing Americans: Thurgood Marshall 6-Pack

Exploring Social Studies Texas: Grade 2 Add-on Pack

Level: 2.1

$40.99

Level: 2.2

$40.99

Level: 2.8

$40.99

Level: 3.7

$40.99

Level:

$169.99

Item Number: 24339

Item Number: 24341

Item Number: 24343

Item Number: 24345

Item Number: 23475

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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