GSE Content & Literacy Readers: Exploring Social Studies: First Grade Kit
Interest Level K-3
Think outside the textbook by integrating literacy into social studies instruction. Encourage students' curiosity about geography, history, and economics with leveled readers and lessons that explore important concepts such as civics and financial literacy. Each Grade 1 kit includes:
- High-interest, content-area texts: 6 copies each of 16 titles in print and digital formats
- Research-based lesson plans aligned to the Social Studies GSE
- Digital Resources: eBooks, audio, student reproducibles, and more
- Teacher Resources: research base, scope and sequence, and instructional strategies
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Readers in the Kit
GSE Content & Literacy Readers: ESS: First Grade Add-on Pack
Think outside the textbook by integrating literacy into social studies instruction. This Add-on Pack contains one copy of each title from the complete kit.
Declaring Our Independence 6-Pack
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!
Be Fair! 6-Pack
What does it mean to be fair? Young readers will learn about various aspects about being a fair person--from respecting others to sharing. Children are encouraged to practice fairness in their everyday lives through supportive text and lively images.
Earning Money 6-Pack
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!
America Then and Now 6-Pack
Introduce first grade students to the concept of change as they compare homes, schools, jobs, technology, and transportation from the past and present. This 6-Pack includes six copies of this title and a lesson plan.
Thomas Jefferson: Declaring Our Freedom 6-Pack
Thomas Jefferson was a great American who helped the United States win its freedom from England. Jefferson helped write the Declaration of Independence and later went on to become the third president of the United States.
Benjamin Franklin (PSR Am Bios) 6-Pack
Many people know that Benjamin Franklin discovered electricity through lightning, but he was also a great inventor and helped write the Declaration of Independence! Young readers will learn about Franklin's life in this appealing biography.
The Declaration of Independence: Fourteen Hundred Words of Freedom 6-Pack with Audio
In this leveled script, act out the creation of the Declaration of Independence! Assign the six differentiated roles to students based on their current reading levels, allowing everyone to perform, build fluency, and feel successful.
Be a Good Leader! 6-Pack
What does it take to be a good leader? Young readers will learn what it takes in this inspiring nonfiction title that features plenty of bright photos, easy-to-read engaging text, and vocabulary.
Goods and Services Around Town 6-Pack
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.
Learn all about the beautiful landforms that cover the Earth. This book covers mountains, hills, plateaus, mesas, canyons, valleys, coastlines, peninsulas, bays, gulfs, seas, and more!
Social Studies Readers: Georgia Edition Add-on Pack: Grade 1
Supplement your social studies classroom with additional copies of each nonfiction title in the Exploring Social Studies: Georgia Edition Grade 1 Kit. This add-on pack includes one copy of each book from the complete kit.
George Washington Carver: Planting Ideas 6-Pack
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."
Mapping Our World 6-Pack
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.
Saving and Spending 6-Pack
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.
Maps and Globes 6-Pack
First grade students will develop their basic map and globe skills with this 6-Pack of nonfiction books that uses dynamic images and supportive text to integrate social studies content and language arts instruction.
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