Social Studies Express Grade 2

This Social Studies Express library includes engaging, lesson-based videos, interactive whiteboard activities, and images that cover core social studies content and skills. It also features lesson plans, and digital versions of the program's print materials including the Think Like a Citizen reader series.

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Go to It's None of Your Business: Teacher's Guide

It's None of Your Business: Teacher's Guide

Use this Teacher's Guide to plan for your lesson "It's None of Your Business."

Go to It's None of Your Business: Student Journal

It's None of Your Business: Student Journal

Students can use these Student Journal pages to record their work for the lesson "It's None of Your Business." The journal pages include writing and drawing activities, responses to reading and Thinking Like a Citizen connections.

Go to It's None of Your Business!: Thinking Like a Citizen Reader

It's None of Your Business!: Thinking Like a Citizen Reader

Students can use this book to discuss the difference between their business and everyone's business. This reader is enhanced with audio narration.

Go to Our Country's Symbols: Teacher's Guide

Our Country's Symbols: Teacher's Guide

Use this Teacher's Guide to plan for your lesson "Our Country's Symbols."

Go to Our Country's Symbols: Student Journal

Our Country's Symbols: Student Journal

Students can use these Student Journal pages to record their work for the lesson "Our Country's Symbols." The journal pages include writing and drawing activities, responses to reading, and Thinking Like a Citizen connections.

Go to History and Culture Content Reader A: Abraham Lincoln

History and Culture Content Reader A: Abraham Lincoln

In this content reader, students learn about the 16th president and how to identify main ideas and supporting details.

Go to History and Culture Content Reader B: Abraham Lincoln: Our Sixteenth President

History and Culture Content Reader B: Abraham Lincoln: Our Sixteenth President

In this content reader, students learn about some of the problems Abraham Lincoln faced and how to use glossary information and visuals, such as photographs and maps, to identify main ideas and details.

Go to History and Culture Content Reader C: Abraham Lincoln: Great Man, Great Words

History and Culture Content Reader C: Abraham Lincoln: Great Man, Great Words

In this content reader, students learn about Abraham Lincoln, the person and president, and are asked to identify the main idea and supporting details.

Go to Civics and Government Interactivity: Our Country's Symbols

Civics and Government Interactivity: Our Country's Symbols

Identify symbols of the United States with this drag and drop activity.