Social Studies Matters!
Social studies is a big, big concept. Students often hear the term in their classrooms but might not consider what it actually is. Social studies is the study of people and the places where they live. That explanation may seem simple, but that encompasses a whole lot! This beneficial series—a cornerstone of any elementary education library—breaks the complex term down into easy-to-understand categories, including citizenship, culture, history, and economics. Each valuable volume features accessible text and eye-catching photographs that aid readers in understanding what these crucial concepts mean and how they relate to their communities and to their lives.
• Each volume offers at-level social studies curricular content
• Readers are supported in decoding vocabulary through closely connected images that accompany the text
• Series nurtures an interest in and an understanding of local, national, and global communities