Publication Date: September 5, 2001
ISBN 13: 9780075724032
Skills Handbook: Using Social Studies integrates skills and content, which maximizes precious classroom time without interfering with your core curriculum. It utilizes social studies content to teach valuable cross-curricular skills in a step-by-step format. The skills and strategies the students learn to master include:
reading and thinking skills
writing and research skills
chart and graph skills
Each grade level contains skill lessons that are integrated with grade-specific social studies content. Students use social studies content as they develop and practice skills from across the curriculum (such as reading, writing, language arts, math and geography). Each book also contains specific Test-Taking Strategies designed to help students develop techniques for analyzing and answering test questions.