Help your students meet social studies and literacy standards with picture books. Explore cultural diversity and unity, continuity and change, global connections, government, history, and much more through picture books. With a focus on bringing social studies back into the elementary classroom, this course provides strategies to teach through picture books. Sadly, less attention and time is being spent on social studies, and more time is being spent on tested core subject areas. By way of thoughtful design, application, and student-centered activities, you will learn strategies to integrate literacy and social studies. You will walk away with classroom tools and resources to further promote the importance of social studies in the elementary classroom.
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Text: Every Book Is a Social Studies Book: How to Meet Standards with Picture Books, K-6, is approximately $29 from Amazon.com. In addition, one picture book from the Reading List provided will need to be purchased, prices vary. (See Reading List)
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