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Using Informational Text in the Social Studies Classroom: Resources and Lesson Ideas

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Overview

Many standards, including the Common Core, emphasize the importance of incorporating nonfiction reading across a variety of subjects, including Social Studies. Join Monica Burns as she shares her favorite online resources and lesson ideas for using informational text as part of your Social Studies curriculum on any day or every day. If you are looking for tons of free Web tools with informational text that connects to your elementary or middle school Social Studies units, this webinar is for you.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Social Studies
Last aired on: Thursday, May 7, 2015 @ 2:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Reading & Writing, Web Tool Overviews
Tags: free web tools, informational text, nonfiction text, social studies

Reviews (12)

Full Member
 
Good ideas and sites for resources. Glad to have ideas to supplement the text
Full Member
 
Great activities to assist students in better understanding the text.
Full Member
 
Great online resources and ideas for informational text activities.
Full Member
 
Good information to apply immediately.
Full Member
+10
 
Fantastic sharing. Much appreciation for the new information.
Full Member
 
Great ideas. Easy to apply to the classroom. Very helpful. I love to integrate social studies and ELA.
Full Member
 
Thanks for the ideas and list of resources!
Full Member
+3
 
Very thorough look at CCSS for Social Studies, reading strategies for the Social Studies classroom, and numerous resources for Social Studies informational texts. Great Job!
Basic Member
+2
 
Great information!
Full Member
+8
 
Great information!
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