99 Jumpstarts for Kids Social Studies Reports: Research Help for Grades 3-8

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Building on the success and maintaining the 99 Jumpstarts format of the two previous books, 99 Jumpstarts for Kids' Social Studies Reports is divided into broad topical sections. Each topic is arranged in alphabetical order under its section. Topics are all new to this title and include the Ancient World, Historic World Events, State and Local History, US History, Government and Citizenship, Sociology, Culture and Economics. The book includes the following sections in each Jumpstart: A cited quote about the ...

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Overview

Building on the success and maintaining the 99 Jumpstarts format of the two previous books, 99 Jumpstarts for Kids' Social Studies Reports is divided into broad topical sections. Each topic is arranged in alphabetical order under its section. Topics are all new to this title and include the Ancient World, Historic World Events, State and Local History, US History, Government and Citizenship, Sociology, Culture and Economics. The book includes the following sections in each Jumpstart: A cited quote about the topic, Related Jumpstarts, New Words, You are There, Topics to Consider, Books, Internet, For the Teacher, and a relevant activity. Each Jumpstart provides a helpful pathfinder that enables students to efficiently access information and learn new information literacy skills as they research topics of personal interest or gather information for school reports. Grades 3-8.

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"This reference tool is loaded with a wealth of data aimed to serve as a catalyst for high-quality social studies reports and projects. . . . This book is a must-have for educators and librarians. It is not only a valuable tool for social studies teachers, but any adults who are looking to challenge/satisfy inquisitive young learners. Highly recommended for school and public libraries."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591584032
  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • Publication date: 5/28/2007
  • Pages: 268
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

PEGGY J. WHITLEY is Director of Teaching, Learning and Distance Education at Kingwood College in Texas.

SUSAN WILLIAMS GOODWIN is Reference Librarian, Kingwood College in Texas.

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