Enhancing Literacy in the Social Studies Classroom Grades 4-8
Starting 1/21/2021 at 3:45 PM and ending on 1/21/2021 at 4:45 PM
Event Groups:
• Summit ESC - Curriculum
• Summit ESC - Gifted
• Summit ESC - Social Studies

Session 1: January 21st 3:45-4:45

Participants will:

-Analyze the content literacy standards for social studies and determine how they fit into their current instructional practices.

-Briefly go over Depth of Knowledge and examine how teachers can scaffold to increase rigor in instructions and assessments.

-Discuss differentiated text offerings so students that can read at a much higher level are given some materials to challenge them.

-Go over primary source teaching strategies and determine places to find resources.


Session 2: February 11th 3:45-4:45

-Review the ELA informational text standards that can be incorporated into social studies.

-Identify and practice comprehension strategies that can be used when teaching with content area texts.

-Review vocabulary strategies to incorporate into social studies.


Participants can sign up for one or both sessions. After registration ends, a Zoom link will be shared with registrants. Each session is worth 1 contact hour. Participants are eligible to receive gifted hours for both sessions.

Each session is worth one hour for a total of 2 hours.

Both sessions can be used for gifted hours.

Cost: $10 for each session

Online Registration Available:  
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