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The Studies Weekly approach to teaching is like no other. Now you can teach your state’s required standards in a fun and friendly format your students will love. And our publications have been proven to raise test scores-something everyone in education will appreciate. Students will eagerly devour each weekly unit as they page through exciting lessons, aided by stunning illustrations and primary-source photos that help them learn. And, unlike a textbook, they can mark and highlight right on their very own pages!
USA Studies Weekly—1865 to Present comes in 28 colorful student newspapers that look and feel like real newspapers. These are shipped in four shipments, or quarters, each containing 7 weekly units of study in newspaper format.
Each weekly newspaper contains a social studies lesson on United States history, geography, culture, or economics; a current event that relates to the lesson being presented; a biographical spotlight featuring prominent historic and contemporary citizens; a crossword puzzle; a comic strip of American Kids; and more.
Your subscription of 10 or more copies includes a teacher supplement for each weekly newspaper. Each teacher supplement contains discussion questions, answers to crossword puzzles and other activities, a weekly assessment tool, and more. All subscribers have access to our iPad compatible, digitally-interactive version. You can download and print teacher resources, analyze assessments and your students can earn virtual rewards for their online friend Revere The Rat!
USA Studies Weekly—1865 to The Present is an ideal tool to help students prepare with non-fiction reading and comprehension for state testing. It is also ideal for homeschool United States history and social studies.
This classroom newspaper is based on common social studies benchmarks related to the study of United States history. It is particularly well suited for the fifth grade curriculum standards of Georgia and South Carolina. Both of these states study post Civil War history to the present in fifth grade.
K-5 Required to Read 50% Informational Text - Meet or exceed the 50% Informational Text requirement in your state with Studies Weekly. Teach CCSS-aligned Social Studies and Science content during your literacy block!
Staircase of Complexity - Lexile levels gradually increase over the course of each grade level. We provide researched-based lesson plans with scaffolding/differentiated instruction so that all students succeed.
Text-Based Answers - Students are required to write about what they read, perform additional research, cite sources and consider other points of view. Assessment questions require students to recall, examine and analyze the text they have read.
Writing from Sources - Students will develop research and media skills using primary and secondary sources. We provide 2.0 digital tool suggestions for creating online products like videos, avatars, posters and slide shows.
Academic Vocabulary - With domain-specific vocabulary for each lesson, our lesson plans help you teach students how to determine the meaning of unknown words within a text (CCSS for ELA RI.4).
Computer-Based, Machine-Scored Assessment for Grades 3-5 - Online assessment is provided at eStudiesweekly.com. With instant analysis, including pie charts for every question, you.ll identify where re-teaching or additional test-taking strategies are needed.
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