Making Connections in Elementary and Middle School Social Studies

Andrew P. Johnson, Minnesota State University, Mankato


A practical, holistic approach to integrating social studies with language arts and other content area.

This comprehensive, reader-friendly text demonstrates how personal connections can be incorporated into social studies education while meeting standards of the National Council for the Social Studies. Praised for its wealth of strategies that go beyond social studies content teaching—including classroom strategies, pedagogical techniques, activities, and lesson plan ideas—this book presents a variety of methods for new and experienced teachers.