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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, September 27, 2018 @ 4:00 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 (36)

Great resources-thanks!
Full Member
Thank you for the valuable online resources!
Good info!
Good info.
Basic Member
Thank you!
Great ideas!
Nice work
Basic Member
Great Thanks
Basic Member
It's useful with this caveat - it's out of date - Newsela is mostly paid now (alas!), Brittanica Launch Packs are definitely paid. Times for Kids - paid. But some of the resources she gives are still applicable. And again, It does have some great info!
Basic Member
Good video
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