These self-paced classroom lessons are designed to enhance the literacy skills of struggling readers in grades 5–8. Each uses videos, interactive activities, note-taking, reading, and writing to present students with an engaging science or history topic.
Each lesson addresses a range of specific literacy strategies, which are listed in the accompanying teacher's guide.
Social Studies Topics
Key Literacy Strategies
Categorizing Basic Facts and Ideas
Comparing and Contrasting Ideas
Determining Important Information
Establishing Cause and Effect
Identifying and Using Text Features