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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 7, 2017 @ 1:00 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 (46)

Full Member
excellent information, thank you!
Full Member
thank you for this information!
Basic Member
I love Monica! Thanks for sharing this. It comes at an opportune time for me. This will be my 23rd year of teaching, but my first time teaching 5th grade Social Studies.
Full Member
Great ideas to engage students!
Basic Member
Love this! Thank you!
Full Member
Always love a good book talk. Canít wait to read the books on your list.
Full Member
this was an excellent webinar for me to help my students.
Full Member
This was a very informative webinar with some great thoughts of additions to my library. I would love to have follow up with early history book ideas.
Full Member
Thanks for the suggestions of historical fiction books.
Full Member
Thank you! I can't wait to read these books in my classroom.
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