Social Studies Products

  • Rigor in the K–5 ELA and Social Studies Classroom

    A Teacher Toolkit, 1st Edition

    By Barbara R. Blackburn, Melissa Miles

    Learn how to incorporate rigorous activities in your English language arts or social studies classroom and help students reach higher levels of learning. Expert educators and consultants Barbara R. Blackburn and Melissa Miles offer a practical framework for understanding rigor and provide…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge

  • A Teacher's Guide to Philosophy for Children

    1st Edition

    By Keith J. Topping, Steven Trickey, Paul Cleghorn

    A Teacher’s Guide to Philosophy for Children provides educators with the process and structures to engage children in inquiring as a group into ‘big’ moral, ethical and spiritual questions, while also considering curricular necessities and the demands of national and local standards. Based on the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • Rigor in the 6–12 ELA and Social Studies Classroom

    A Teacher Toolkit, 1st Edition

    By Barbara R. Blackburn, Melissa Miles

    Learn how to incorporate rigorous activities in your English language arts or social studies classroom and help students reach higher levels of learning. Expert educators and consultants Barbara R. Blackburn and Melissa Miles offer a practical framework for understanding rigor and provide…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge

  • Creating Citizens

    Teaching Civics and Current Events in the History Classroom, Grades 6–9, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Cooper

    Engage students in meaningful civic learning and encourage them to become active and informed citizens. With this essential book, co-published by Routledge and MiddleWeb, you will gain a variety of practical strategies for teaching civics and current events to your middle school students. Author…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Global Concepts for Young People

    Stories, Lessons, and Activities to Teach Children About Our World, 1st Edition

    By Becky Hunt

    Learn how to teach global concepts and use them to increase critical thinking across the curriculum. In this new book from popular consultant Becky Hunt, you’ll get ready-to-use lesson plans, stories, and activities to help you teach five key global concepts—Change, Interdependence, Culture,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge

  • Acting It Out

    Using Drama in the Classroom to Improve Student Engagement, Reading, and Critical Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Juliet Hart, Mark Onuscheck, Mary T. Christel

    In Acting It Out, you’ll discover how to use drama in your ELA and social studies classrooms to boost student participation and foster critical thinking. With years of experience supervising arts integration programs in Chicago Public Schools, authors Juliet Hart, Mark Onuscheck, and Mary T.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-04
    Routledge

  • Assessing Middle and High School Social Studies & English

    Differentiating Formative Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Sheryn Spencer-Waterman

    For middle and high school teachers teachers of social studies and English, this book is filled with examples of instructional strategies that address students’ readiness levels, interests, and learning preferences. It shows teachers how to formatively assess their students by addressing…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge

  • History Class Revisited

    Tools and Projects to Engage Middle School Students in Social Studies, 1st Edition

    By Jody Passanisi

    Learn new approaches to teaching history in middle school so students are more engaged in the big ideas and eager to examine the world around them. Co-published by Routledge and MiddleWeb, this practical guide will help you consider the unique needs of middle schoolers, who are in the midst of many…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge

  • Judging for Themselves

    Using Mock Trials to Bring Social Studies and English to Life, 1st Edition

    By David Sherrin

    Learn how to use mock trials to bring history and literature to life! When students take on the roles of lawyers and witnesses in historical or literary trials, they develop greater investment in the topics, they learn rigorous close-reading and questioning techniques, and they are able to deeply…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24
    Routledge

  • The Classes They Remember

    Using Role-Plays to Bring Social Studies and English to Life, 1st Edition

    By David Sherrin

    Learn how to use role-plays to bring history and literature to life! When students take on the roles of historical or literary figures, they develop a greater understanding of characters’ identities and motivations, and are able to more deeply explore and reflect upon key issues and themes. In this…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge

  • DIY Project Based Learning for ELA and History

    1st Edition

    By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

    Are you interested in using Project Based Learning to revamp your lessons, but aren’t sure how to get started? In DIY Project Based Learning in ELA and History, award-winning teacher and Edutopia blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron makes it fun and easy! Project Based Learning encourages students and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-05
    Routledge

  • Teaching With Text-Based Questions

    Helping Students Analyze Nonfiction and Visual Texts, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Thomas Smith

    Help your students navigate complex texts in history/social studies and English language arts! This book shows you how to use a key tool—text-based questions—to build students’ literacy and critical thinking skills and meet the Common Core State Standards. You’ll learn how to ask text-based…

    Paperback – 2014-03-18
    Routledge

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