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Oct. 24, 2022

Great news! You can throw out any supplemental materials you have because the new Texas Studies Weekly Social Studies is 100% aligned with the streamlined TEKS.

The newly updated 2022 Texas Studies Weekly is a robust, complete, and comprehensive curriculum that you can use to cover all of your K-5 social studies standards.

Texas Studies Weekly Grade 4 Week 29

In the past, even though the Texas Studies Weekly Social Studies curriculum was state-adopted in 2014, some Texas educators felt it was supplemental. They paired it with TCI materials to meet all state standards.

But we knew we could do better for our customers!

So we partnered with Texas curriculum experts to update our K-5 Social Studies curriculum to make it fully aligned with the current streamlined TEKS. The all-Texan external review team examined all 32 units in each grade to make sure we didn’t miss a single standard.

Thanks to their help, the newly updated 2022 Texas Studies Weekly is an amazing comprehensive curriculum that needs no supplementation.

Check out this scope and sequence report, which shows how each week in Texas Studies Weekly Grade 4 meets the TEKS for that grade.

Click the image to view the entire report.

Texas Studies Weekly Grade 4 Scope and Sequence

There’s More!

The new social studies curriculum also has 25% more content with stronger aligned Lexile levels and STAAR-based assessments that focus on highly-tested ELAR skills in grades 3-5.

The Teacher Edition is better organized and packed with valuable resources, including:

    • Outlines of the standards covered in each lesson
    • Background knowledge for each unit
    • Language for Social Studies Learning vocabulary words
    • Home and school connections
    • Well-being discussion questions to promote student health

Teachers won’t need extra resources to give their students the best education possible because Studies Weekly includes

    • Activities
    • Videos
    • Lesson plans
    • Differentiation strategies
    • Extended reading and learning ideas
    • Primary source analysis tools

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The curriculum comes in English and Spanish with publications printed in our unique periodical format and digitally available through Studies Weekly Online.

See why Studies Weekly is worthy of Texas pride by visiting our web page.

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