Weaving Children’s Literature into Social Studies K–5

Workshop Materials

  • signs for book display tables indicating grade levels of the books
  • blank paper for participants
  • overhead projector
  • overhead pens
  • overheads
    • page 7 from the grade 4 literature list (Appendix VI)
    • blank overhead
    • page 2 of Miss Rumphius Question: Could this story have taken place in Acadia? (Appendix IX)
    • Lifestyle, Traditions and Culture of India to be Discovered in Anklet for a Princess: A Cinderella Story from India – from the TEXT (Appendix XI)
    • Interactive Read Aloud (Appendix XIII)
    • Sparking Inquiry Through Children’s Literature: The Moccasins (Appendix XV)
    • The Strands Of Social Studies (Appendix XVII)
    • Any desired activities or parts of activities
  • handouts
    • literature lists, one for each grade that each teacher teaches
    • copies of curriculum
    • Interactive Read Aloud (Appendix XIII)
    • Sparking Inquiry Through Children’s Literature (Appendix XVI)
    • The Strands Of Social Studies (Appendix XVII)
    • A Sampling of Literature to Support an Appreciation of Different Perspectives in Social Studies, Grades K-9 (Appendix XXXIII)
    • 2-page list of Appendices
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This resource was developed by ERLC as a result of a grant from Alberta Education to support implementation.