1. StandardsforlitercySocialstudies.pdf

you can also find them here http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RH/6-8 as well as on the UEN Curriculum pages and the district Social Studies Curriculum Website.

2. How to use the following strategies: Each of these strategies can be paired with most texts you select. Like anything else in teaching, student achievement increases when you first model the strategy, do the strategy during guided practice, and then when you know your students are capable of doing the strategy on their own, use the strategy during independent practice. Please notice that many of these strategies can be used to engage students in several reading anchor objectives.


Click here Horizonte Advisory Reading for instructions on how to do think alouds, think-pari-share, and graphic organizers for the following reading strategies: inferences, setting a purpose, visualize the text and asking questions.


Key Ideas and Details:
Reading Standard 1 Similarity: Cite Evidence
Grade: 6-8
Grades 9-10
Grades 11-12
Cite specific textual evidence
to support analysis of
primary and secondary
sources.
Cite specific textual evidence to support
analysis of primary and secondary sources,
attending to such features as the date
and origin of the information.
Cite specific textual evidence to support
analysis of primary and secondary sources,
connecting insights gained from specific details
to an understanding of the text as a whole




In order to demonstrate Standard One, students must be able to identify key ideas and details through close, engaged reading and synthesis of background knowledge and information from the text.
1. SOAPS Citation Template
2. PreReadingGuideCiting Evidence.docx
3. FactsQuestionsResponses.pdf
4. Important to MeImportant to Author.docx
5. Text Title Mind Map
6. Background Knowledge/Connection:

Key Ideas and Details
Standard 2 Similarity: Summarize Central Ideas
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-10
Grades 11-12
Determine the central ideas or information from a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source, distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Determine the central ideas
or information from a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events
or ideas developed over the course of the text.
Determine the central ideas or information from a primary
or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas.
1. GettheGIST.doc
2. Think-Pair-Share:
3. Cornell Notes
4.Six Step reading note taking.docx
5. Content/Process Notes
6. Observations/Questions

Key Ideas and Details
Standard 3. Similarity:
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-10
Grades 11-12
Identify key steps in a text’s
description of a process related
to history/social studies (e.g.,
how a bill becomes a law, how
interest rates are raised or
lowered.)
Analyze in detail a series of events
described in a text: determine
whether earlier events caused
later ones or simply preceded
them.
Evaluate various explanations for actions or events
and determine which explanation best accords
with textual evidence, acknowleding where the
text leaves matters uncertain.
Craft and Structure
Standard 4 Similarity: Vocabulary
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-10
Grades 11-12
Determine the meaning
of words and phrases
as they are used in a
text, including vocabulary
specific to domains related
to history/social studies.
Determine the meaning
of words and phrases as they
are used in a text, including
vocabulary describing political,
social, or economic aspects of
history/social studies.
Determine the Meaning
of words and phrases as they
are used in a text, including
analyzing how an author uses
and refines the meaning of a key
term over the course of a text.



1. Word Rating, Pre-Learning
2. Word Sort
3. Words in Context
4. Word Splash
5. Developing a definition

Craft and Structure
Standard 5 Similarity: Text Structure
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-10
Grades 11-12
Describe how a text presents
information (e.g., sequentially,
comparatively, casually.)
Analyze how a text uses structure
to emphasize key points or advance
an explanation or analysis.
Analyze in detail how a complex primary source is
structured, including how key sentences, paragraphs,
and larger portions of the text contribute to the whole.



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Craft and Structure
Standard 6 Similarity: Author's point of view
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-10
Grades 11-12
Identify aspects of a text that reveal
an author's point of view or purpose
(e.g., loaded language, inclusion,
or avoidance of particular facts.)
Compare the point of view of two
or more authors for how they treat
the same or similar topics, including
which details they include and emphasize
in their respective accounts.
Evaluate authors' differing points of view
on the same historical event or issue
by assessing the author's claims,
reasoning, and evidence.
1. T-Chart
2. Important to MeImportant to Author.docx

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Strand 7 Simliarity: Visual Evidence, Multiple Sources
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-10
Grades 11-12



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Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
Strand 8 Similarity: Fact vs. Opinion
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-10
Grades 11-12




Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
Strand 9 Similarity: Text Comparisions
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-10
Grades 11-12




Range of Reading and Text Complexity

Strand 10: Independent Reading
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-10
Grades 11-12