Synopses & Reviews
With an emphasis on active learning, this supplementary text helps busy elementary and middle school teachers engage all students in the vibrant world of social studies. This inquiry-based book presents hands-on explorations, interaction with primary sources, and critical thinking activities, that provide concrete methods to successfully integrate the language arts into the social studies curriculum. Key Features Promotes the development of literacy skills by authentically integrating language arts Supports differentiated instruction for specific grade levels, English language learners, and students with special needs Connects to standards in language arts, social studies, and technology
Integrating Language Arts and Social Studies: 25 Strategies for Inquiry-Based Learning focuses on social science techniques that integrate language arts with an inquiry-based approach to social studies. Each strategy incorporates methods for meeting the needs of English language learners, as well as students with special needs. The text links instructional strategies to the standards, and provides concrete methods to successfully integrate language arts into the social studies curriculum.