My Historical Novel about kids who time-travel to the colonial period. A great way to get kids interested in history and sneak in the state and common core learner standards at the same time. Buy it for your e-reader at Amazon or Barns and Noble, or visit The Social Studies Coach at http://www.historyquesters.com

Facebook Character Sketch Lesson for Any Novel, Short Story, or Historical Figure - aligned with the Common Core State Standards

Check out my latest product-- "Civil War Literature Student Packet: Common Core Aligned"! This product highlights three of the most popular literary and informational texts of the Civil War time period! $

Common core literacy; teaching social studies thru literature, novel studies, etc.

Close reading questions for ANY nonfiction article - aligned with the Common Core State Standards.

Here are some great ways to teach many common core standards through Social Studies inquiry circles. A great way to do research projects in the classroom!

Blog post about teaching the research common core standards through Social Studies. Includes FREE resources! by One Stop Teacher Shop.

Common Core and Social Studies

Original 13 Colonies Facebook and Questions Activity (8 pages KEY)Common Core ELA History Social Studies Standards: 2,4,7Facebook is becomin...

Common Core Resources for Any Subject/Content Area - Grades 9-12: Includes materials for reading, vocabulary, speaking/listening, research projects, and Common Core check lists. Every activity aligned with the CCSS. Discounts for schools to purchase licenses for staff; POs accepted. http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Common-Core-Organizers-Activities-BUNDLE-Grades-9-12-837893

Social Studies Units and Activities that Rock! Lots of Informational Text, Common Core reading skills, study guides, and tests!

States and Capitals Bundle is intended to help students learn the states, capitals and abbreviations and to help spark student interest United States Social Studies. $

Read a free preview of my upcoming Middle Grade novel that teaches the Colonial Period, while integrating the Common Core Literacy Standards and fascinating students at http://www.historyquesters.com

Social Studies

Social Studies Ideas for Elementary Teachers: Time Lines

PERFECT for Social Studies integration with ELA! U.S. Government texts for 4th & 5th grade PERFECT for use in Social Studies context or integrated into ELA during guided reading groups! Could also be given as homework! Common core questions and answer keys included.

Arts, Social Studies, and ELA New York State Common Core standards are encapsulated in this fun and creative colonies activity! Children will love completing this project, and will be learning about the colonies while having fun!

A checklist for students and teachers to keep track of met Common Core standards and objectives....

PERFECT for Social Studies integration with ELA! Age of Exploration texts for 4th & 5th grade PERFECT for use in Social Studies context or integrated into ELA during guided reading groups! Could also be given as homework! Common core questions and answer keys included.

Middle colonies, southern colonies and early colonial slavery review and quiz. 48 task cards, recording sheets and 15 question quiz and all answer keys! 5th grade social studies

Short on time? Integrate reading and social studies with this line of products! My Close Read Packs will help you find time the day. Included are 11 informational passages about 11 heroes, all in the 4th grade band. 2 pages of Close Read questions PER person with answer keys! That's 22 pages of questions! You will also get 8 puzzles and one culminating project. Also available for grades 3 and 5. $