- Why TCI?
- Free Lessons
- Professional Development
Social Studies Alive! integrates language arts instruction with social studies, providing many opportunities for elementary students to practice reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language skills. Literacy instruction is built into the programs’ rich expository text, notebook questions, and activities.
Reading is an integral part of Social Studies Alive! From well-structured informational text to primary source passages, there are many opportunities to build reading skills.
Students have many opportunities to write throughout the program. Assignments range from answering short-form questions to constructing long-form arguments.
Discussions and presentations are built into Social Studies Alive! Students hold small group and whole class discussions and engage in civil discourse.
Students develop a strong command of English and build academic and social studies vocabulary through reading and activities.