Why is children’s literature a key component in social studies reading instruction? Create a list of at least five children’s books that would be beneficial in teaching some of the social studies topics discussed in this course. Include the author, title, and your personal comments regarding why these books would be helpful.
What are some effective ways to teach academic language in social studies? Why is it important to teach students important vocabulary prior to studying a concept?
The text offers four reasons for using non-standard units instead of standard units in instructional activities. Which reason is most important to you? Defend your response
How do hands-on experiences support students in developing a conceptual understanding of the measurement process and the tools of measurement? Compare and contrast these ideas to teaching with worksheets