What Does National Geographic Mean to You??? New Words? New Worlds? New Cultures? New Technologies? ALL KINDS OF PEOPLE? Do you encounter the WORLD with National Geographic?
National Geographic Content Literacy • Catalog - Correlated to the NC Social Studies Standard Course of Study • Leveled nonfiction • Develop nonfiction reading skills and strategies • Writing Opportunities • Provide a wide range of nonfiction genres such as procedural, narrative, and expository texts
Objective To provide all students with access to grade-level content in Social Studies while supporting the development of language and literacy skills.
Social Studies Domains • Technology • Geography • History / Culture • Economics / Government
Literacy Skills • Vocabulary Development • Comprehension • Higher-order thinking • Writing, listening and speaking • Background knowledge in the content areas
Kindergarten Sample Book
First Grade Sample Book
Second Grade Sample Book
Third Grade Sample Book
Fourth Grade Sample Book
Fifth Grade Sample Book
Supporting the Differentiated ClassroomLanguage, Literacy & Vocabularyauthored byLinda Hoyt Using a sheltered-instruction approach, deliver accessible grade level content and literacy instruction with carefully scaffolded support for students functioning below grade level.
Grade-appropriate Social Studies content written at lower reading levels • Vocabulary Development • Building Background • Building Big Ideas • Understanding of key concepts • Nonfiction text features • Link past learning to new concepts • Comprehension development • Word practice for fluency and mastery • Application of learning through activities • Assessing students on various levels
Teacher Support • Teacher’s Guides for every title available online at www.ngschoolpub.org • Informal Teacher Notes on inside front cover of every book
Includes easy-to-follow ideas for reading & responding to the book Provides ideas for ELL support Highlights social studies activities
Activity Masters Content and Comprehension Activity Masters
Assessment Tools Graphic Organizers Oral reading records & summary sheets
Teacher Support for Building Background Learning Objectives and Cross-Curricular Objectives
Correlation to National Content Standards Before, During, and After Reading
Assessment Options include informal, written, and formal assessment for comprehension. Connect to Home and other Curriculum