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Historical Fiction Read Alouds: Bring American History to Life

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Are you looking for read aloud books that will bring American History to life for your elementary or middle school students? Join Monica Burns as she shares an annotated list of books she has used in her classroom to help her students learn about important events and people in American History. These texts are perfect for teachers looking for content area books to use for literacy instruction, or for teachers in a Social Studies classroom looking to excite their students with historical fiction picture books. Monica will also explore lesson ideas and tips that help bring these texts to life for your students.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: General
Last aired on: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 @ 12:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Digital Media, Reading & Writing
Tags: books, elementary, History, literacy, middle school, Reading, Social Studies

Reviews (34)

Full Member
Very helpful.
Full Member
Full Member
Great historical fiction resources.
Full Member
I am always looking for new titles to share with my students. You have some books that I do not have or that I have not heard about!
Full Member
Thank you for the great list of books. Can't wait to read and use some of these in class. Will definitely pass the list along to other teachers.
Full Member
There are so many books that I can use to bring in SS into reading.
Full Member
Great list of books to use to integrate SS into reading!
Basic Member
Thanks for all the great book suggestions.
Basic Member
Very interesting webinar! Thanks so much.
Basic Member
Excellent webinar. Monica Burns and Simplek12 present another good session. This one introduces several books appropriate across many platforms. Good job guys:-)
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