Inspire authentic learning through an integrated approach to social studies and literacy.
Think outside the textbook with Exploring Social Studies, a carefully aligned, comprehensive curriculum that saves teachers time, is cost effective, and is flexible to use in multiple instructional settings. Students will develop social studies content knowledge and build literacy skills through resources with multiple perspectives that cultivate curiosity about civics, geography, history, and economics, helping them understand the world around them and their connection to it.
Encourage students to become active learners to promote civic thinking.
Build literacy and social studies knowledge with high-interest nonfiction books featuring dynamic primary sources that meet the four disciplines of social studies.
Make every elementary educator a social studies expert with easy-to-use, creative lesson plans that meet state standards for both ELA and social studies.
Promote inquiry-based learning with discussion questions, document-based assessments, and primary source analysis activities.
Support English learners with differentiation tips embedded within each lesson.
Use in multiple instructional settings, including whole- and small-group instruction during social studies or within a Balanced Literacy approach.
Engage students through integrated technology with audio files of each book that model fluent reading, as well as interactive eBooks and additional digital resources.