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

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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.


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 (20)

Full Member
Great info!
Basic Member
Great tips for teaching and learning with informational text.
Basic Member
Interesting ideas for teaching Social Studies.
Full Member
Helpful. Thanks!
Full Member
Great presentation. A lot of useful information and resources!
Full Member
Awesome resource.
Full Member
lots of great ideas thank you. love the connections to Common Core too.
Basic Member
List of great resources to check out and use in the classroom. I had several "ahha" moments. Thank you.
Basic Member
Good ideas and sites for resources. Glad to have ideas to supplement the text
Basic Member
Great activities to assist students in better understanding the text.
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