Longman Social Studies prepares students in grades 6-12 for success in a standards-based social studies program with a broad overview of World and American history. All activities are specifically geared to students in the early stages of English language acquisition, and help build content knowledge, skills, and learning strategies.
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For beginning to high beginning English language learners.
"Getting Started" unit introduces the concept of social studies, including
history and geography, and provides an introduction to the past tense.
Reading strategies are explicitly taught and modeled throughout the lessons.
Social studies skills, such as reading and interpreting maps, timelines, charts, and graphs are taught and recycled throughout each lesson.
Vocabulary building activities and glossaries help students access and build mastery of the content.
Unit Review provides additional practice, extension projects, further reading suggestions, and a modeled Writing Workshop. Illustrations, unspecified