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Integrating Language Arts and Social Studies
25 Strategies for K-8 Inquiry-Based Learning


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English | Social Studies

September 2009 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Integrating Language Arts and Social Studies: 25 Strategies for Inquiry-Based Learning focuses on social science techniques that integrate language arts with an inquiry-based approach to social science. Each strategy incorporates methods for meeting the needs of English language learners, as well as students with special needs. The text links instructional strategies to the standards, and provides concrete methods to successfully integrate language arts into the social studies curriculum.
 
Preface
 
Unit I: Building Research Skills
 
Strategy 1: Teaching Observation, Questioning, and Inference
 
Strategy 2: Oral Histories in the Curriculum
 
Strategy 3: Data Collection and Analysis
 
Strategy 4: Using Authentic Models
 
Strategy 5: Images as Primary Sources
 
Unit II: Connecting to Community
 
Strategy 6: Personally Relevant History
 
Strategy 7: Developing Mapping Skills
 
Strategy 8: Connecting With Cultural Institutions
 
Strategy 9: Conducting Social Science Fieldwork
 
Strategy 10: Incorporating Service Learning
 
Unit III: Multiple Voices
 
Strategy 11: Connecting With the Visual Arts
 
Strategy 12: Culturally Responsive Teaching Techniques
 
Strategy 13: Connecting With Literature
 
Strategy 14: Authentic Role Play
 
Strategy 15: Establishing a Pluralist Approach to Content
 
Unit IV: Past and Present
 
Strategy 16: Incorporating Historical Reenactment
 
Strategy 17: Personal Correspondence as a Primary Source
 
Strategy 18: Systematic Artifact Investigation
 
Strategy 19: Relevant Approaches to Economics
 
Strategy 20: Symbolism and Social Studies
 
Unit V: Understanding Our World
 
Strategy 21: Connecting to Music Studies
 
Strategy 22: Currency as a Primary Source
 
Strategy 23: Stamps as Primary Sources
 
Strategy 24: Understanding Global Symbols
 
Strategy 25: Authentic Geography and Cartography Studies
 
About the Authors

Great, practical emphasis

Dr Sheryl Long
School of Education/Graduate School , Chowan University
June 23, 2011

Leah M. Melber

Leah M. Melber, Ph.D. has nearly 20 years experience within informal and formal science education. She holds a BA in Zoology, an MA in education together with a multiple subject teaching credential for the state of California, and a Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Southern California. She has presented widely on inquiry-based instruction and effective methods of connecting with cultural institutions such as museums. In addition to numerous journal articles she has written on this topic, she has recently published a book titled “Informal Learning and Field Trips”. She was awarded the 2001 Informal Educator Award... More About Author

Alyce A. Hunter

Alyce Hunter, Ed.D. has been an administrator and teacher in New Jersey public schools for over twenty five years. She has also taught and continues to teach graduate level courses in educational leadership, social studies education, literacy,content area literacy, and special education. She is affiliated with Wagner College, Rutgers University, Centenary College, and Lesley University. She has published four other books: one on teacher portfolios, one on mentoring, and two on differentiated instruction in the English/language arts classroom. Additionally Dr. Hunter has written and is a frequent presenter of a workshop she wrote on... More About Author

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