Teaching reading and writing skills using a social studies theme ensures productive instructional time spent with both language arts and content skills. Learn how to create innovative, inspiring, theme-based units.
Participants will develop knowledge and skills that will enable them to create meaningful Common Core-aligned social studies learning activities by effectively incorporating the use of students’ VARK learning style preferences.
Culturally responsible literature is a delightful and powerful tool to teach Common Core Standards. Let’s explore methods of using multicultural literature with differentiated instruction to get at the Core
Participants will learn strategies to provide and support multi-genre reading opportunities in history. They’ll learn how to incorporate the Common Core ELA Standards without losing the social studies.
Learn how to integrate social studies in the reading/language arts block and teach the skills required in Common Core. Get concrete tips and explore valuable resources exclusively for elementary teachers.
TLAC helps students examine issues from multiple perspectives using glasses representing the disciplines: history (time lens), politics (rules lens), economics (stuff lens), geography (space lens), and behavioral sciences (people lens).