Exploring Social Studies: Texas Edition Grade 5 Bundle

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  • Grade: 5
  • Interest Level: 4-7
  • ISBN: 9781493814541
  • Language: English
Description

Watch your fifth grade students develop into independent thinkers as their global perspectives broaden with this multi-text social studies series. From interactive Reader's Theater scripts to high-interest Primary Sources, Exploring Social Studies: Texas Edition Grade 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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.

Life in the Colonies 6-Pack

Life in the Colonies 6-Pack

Level: 5.9

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24429


Young readers will be fascinated to learn what life was like for the colonists in early America. The detailed images and easy-to-read text explore such topics as Puritans, the Mayflower Compact, House of Burgesses, Navigation Acts, and slavery.

The Declaration of Independence 6-Pack

The Declaration of Independence 6-Pack

Level: 5.6

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24431


The Declaration of Independence changed America forever. Readers will learn about the events that led up to the Declaration, including unfair taxation from King George III and the Boston Tea Party.

The American Revolution 6-Pack

The American Revolution 6-Pack

Level: 5.6

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24433


This fascinating nonfiction book explores some of the most important events leading up to and spanning The American Revolution, including why colonists were upset with Great Britain, the Intolerable Acts, and the Boston Tea Party.

Early Congresses 6-Pack

Early Congresses 6-Pack

Level: 5.9

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24435


Invite readers to learn about the very first United States Congress and government. Colorful images, easy-to-read text, and engaging sidebars will fascinate readers from cover to cover as they are introduced to the three branches of U.S. government.

The Constitution and the Bill of Rights 6-Pack

The Constitution and the Bill of Rights 6-Pack

Level: 5.8

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24437


This informative book gives readers a look into the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Readers will learn about the three branches of government and the way each of those branches works to keep order.

Causes of the Revolution 6-Pack

Causes of the Revolution 6-Pack

Level: 5.4

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24439


Students will discover what caused the American Revolution in this stimulating nonfiction book. Readers are sure to be engaged as they learn about problems colonists faced, including the Stamp Act, the Townshend Act, and Intolerable Acts.

Life in the Colonies 6-Pack

The Declaration of Independence 6-Pack

The American Revolution 6-Pack

Early Congresses 6-Pack

The Constitution and the Bill of Rights 6-Pack

Causes of the Revolution 6-Pack

Level: 5.9

$41.99

Level: 5.6

$41.99

Level: 5.6

$41.99

Level: 5.9

$41.99

Level: 5.8

$41.99

Level: 5.4

$41.99

Item Number: 24429

Item Number: 24431

Item Number: 24433

Item Number: 24435

Item Number: 24437

Item Number: 24439

Expanding the Nation 6-Pack

Expanding the Nation 6-Pack

Level: 5.9

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24441


Readers will learn all about the United States' westward expansion in this interesting nonfiction book, which uses appealing images, helpful maps, and supportive text to keep children engaged from beginning to end!

Lewis & Clark 6-Pack

Lewis & Clark 6-Pack

Level: 4.5

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24443


This adventurous biography highlights the expeditions made by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Readers will be able to explore the amazing accomplishments that these two men, Sacagawea, and the rest of the Corps of Discovery made.

The War of 1812 6-Pack

The War of 1812 6-Pack

Level: 5.5

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24445


In this engaging nonfiction title, readers will learn about the War of 1812, its causes, and its impact on American citizens' lives.

James Madison 6-Pack

James Madison 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24447


James Madison was an important Founding Father. This 6-pack of this appealing biography allows readers to explore the inspiring life he led as a member of the Continental Congress and as President of the United States.

Slavery in America 6-Pack

Slavery in America 6-Pack

Level: 5.2

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24449


Readers will discover what difficult lives slaves led in this nonfiction title. With its stunning facts, images, supportive text, and a helpful glossary, this book allows readers to learn about some of the most notable aspects of slavery in America.

American Indians in the 1800s 6-Pack

American Indians in the 1800s 6-Pack

Level: 5.3

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24451


Give readers a glimpse into life as an American Indian during the 1800s with 6 copies of American Indians in the 1800s. Readers will learn about tribes like the Cherokee, Lakota, Seminole, Creek, Choctaw, and Nez Percé, and more.

Expanding the Nation 6-Pack

Lewis & Clark 6-Pack

The War of 1812 6-Pack

James Madison 6-Pack

Slavery in America 6-Pack

American Indians in the 1800s 6-Pack

Level: 5.9

$41.99

Level: 4.5

$41.99

Level: 5.5

$41.99

Level: 4.7

$41.99

Level: 5.2

$41.99

Level: 5.3

$41.99

Item Number: 24441

Item Number: 24443

Item Number: 24445

Item Number: 24447

Item Number: 24449

Item Number: 24451

Civil War Is Coming 6-Pack

Civil War Is Coming 6-Pack

Level: 5.6

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24453


Why did the Civil War begin? Which states were part of the Union and which were part of the Confederacy? Readers will learn the answers to these questions and more as they move through this 6-pack of Civil War is Coming.

Work or Starve 6-Pack

Work or Starve 6-Pack

Level: 3.5-5.0

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24455


Act out the story of Captain John Smith, leader of the Jamestown colony! Teachers can get everyone involved by assigning leveled roles to specifically accommodate varying reading levels. All students can improve fluency with six copies of this script!

George Washington Carver: Agriculture Pioneer 6-Pack

George Washington Carver: Agriculture Pioneer 6-Pack

Level: 3.8

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24457


In this 6-Pack, readers will discover the captivating life of George Washington Carver, a skilled botanist who worked with peanuts and other plants. Children will learn all about his work with plants and how he changed the way people used them.

Industrial Revolution 6-Pack

Industrial Revolution 6-Pack

Level: 5.3

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24459


The Industrial Revolution began in Great Britain during the 1700s and spread to America in the early 1800s as the colonies took form and grew. Readers will learn about this important time in U.S. history in this enlightening nonfiction title.

Immigration 6-Pack

Immigration 6-Pack

Level: 5.4

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24461


Immigrants from all over Europe flocked to America in the 1800s, bringing their hopes and dreams with them. This fascinating title allows readers to discover topics such as Ellis Island, Angel Island, and assimilation.

World War I 6-Pack

World War I 6-Pack

Level: 5.6

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24463


Readers will learn all about World War I, also known as the Great War, in this appealing title, which highlights how the war began in Europe as a military rivalry between France and Germany.

Civil War Is Coming 6-Pack

Work or Starve 6-Pack

George Washington Carver: Agriculture Pioneer 6-Pack

Industrial Revolution 6-Pack

Immigration 6-Pack

World War I 6-Pack

Level: 5.6

$41.99

Level: 3.5-5.0

$41.99

Level: 3.8

$41.99

Level: 5.3

$41.99

Level: 5.4

$41.99

Level: 5.6

$41.99

Item Number: 24453

Item Number: 24455

Item Number: 24457

Item Number: 24459

Item Number: 24461

Item Number: 24463

Between the Wars 6-Pack

Between the Wars 6-Pack

Level: 5.4

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24465


The years between World War I and World War II were years of change and reform. This title discusses some of the most prominent events during this time with authentic images, colorful scrapbook layout, and easy-to-read text.

World War II 6-Pack

World War II 6-Pack

Level: 5.8

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24467


In 1939, a war that would envelop the world began in Europe. Readers will learn about the causes of World War II in this 6-Pack of the nonfiction title.

Martin Luther King Jr. 6-Pack

Martin Luther King Jr. 6-Pack

Level: 4.5

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24469


Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up knowing that there needed to be a change in the way that African Americans were treated. Learn about his inspiring life as he fought for equality and desegregation for African Americans through nonviolence.

Civil Rights: Freedom Riders 6-Pack

Civil Rights: Freedom Riders 6-Pack

Level: 3.5-5.0

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24471


All readers can build fluency by acting out this leveled script in this 6-Pack! This story about the Freedom Riders and Civil Rights Movement includes differentiated roles, allowing students of varying reading levels to participate and feel successful.

Susan B. Anthony & Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Early Suffragists 6-Pack

Susan B. Anthony & Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Early Suffragists 6-Pack

Level: 4.6

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24473


Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony worked hard to fight for equal rights of women. This encouraging biography details the lives and accomplishments of two of the most well-known women of the Suffrage Movement.

Hillary Rodham Clinton: First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State 6-Pack

Hillary Rodham Clinton: First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24475


Hillary Rodham Clinton's political career is extensive, from student activism to the White House. Her inspiring and impressive life in law and politics is detailed in this fascinating biography.

Between the Wars 6-Pack

World War II 6-Pack

Martin Luther King Jr. 6-Pack

Civil Rights: Freedom Riders 6-Pack

Susan B. Anthony & Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Early Suffragists 6...

Hillary Rodham Clinton: First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of ...

Level: 5.4

$41.99

Level: 5.8

$41.99

Level: 4.5

$41.99

Level: 3.5-5.0

$41.99

Level: 4.6

$41.99

Level: 4.7

$41.99

Item Number: 24465

Item Number: 24467

Item Number: 24469

Item Number: 24471

Item Number: 24473

Item Number: 24475

Barack Obama: President of the United States 6-Pack

Barack Obama: President of the United States 6-Pack

Level: 4.8

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24477


This inspiring biography focuses on the life of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. Through lively photos and interesting facts about his political campaigns and ideas, readers will be inspired and engaged from cover to cover!

20th Century: Race to the Moon 6-Pack

20th Century: Race to the Moon 6-Pack

Level: 5.1

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24479


Discover the history of the space race in this exciting and riveting nonfiction title! Readers will learn about the Kennedy Space Station, the Cold War, Sputnik, the first astronauts and cosmonauts to make it into space, and the first moon landing.

The Cutting Edge: Breakthroughs in Technology 6-Pack

The Cutting Edge: Breakthroughs in Technology 6-Pack

Level: 5.9

$41.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 24481


Excite your fifth grade students with this captivating nonfiction title, which explores the many technological advancements made throughout history. In this 6-pack, readers will learn about inventions such as holograms, 3D printing, and more!

Exploring Social Studies Texas: Grade 5  Add-on Pack

Exploring Social Studies Texas: Grade 5 Add-on Pack

Level:

$189.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 23478


Add additional copies of Exploring Social Studies: Texas Edition Grade 5 Bundle to your classroom with this add-on pack, which includes one of each book from the complete bundle.

Barack Obama: President of the United States 6-Pack

20th Century: Race to the Moon 6-Pack

The Cutting Edge: Breakthroughs in Technology 6-Pack

Exploring Social Studies Texas: Grade 5 Add-on Pack

Level: 4.8

$41.99

Level: 5.1

$41.99

Level: 5.9

$41.99

Level:

$189.99

Item Number: 24477

Item Number: 24479

Item Number: 24481

Item Number: 23478

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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