Social Studies

Know the USA
60 cards about U.S. history and government offer "visual reinforcement" and "excellent exam prep." Includes free online activities booklet!
www.knowtheusa.com; Gr. 58; $9.99.

Know the USA
 

GeoSafari® Wonder World
A giant cloth map and felt stick-ons make this an "excellent," "hands-on" teaching tool for young explorers.
www.educationalinsights.com; Gr. K & up; $199.95.

GeoSafari® Wonder World
 

Social Studies Card Games
A "great series" of fact games that make for "fun," "excellent" review.
www.professornoggin.com; Gr. 3 & up; $9.99/each.

Social Studies Card Games
 

The Global Puzzle
Student groups can work together to assemble the 600 pieces and "meet standards in many curriculum areas."
www.abroaderview.com; Gr. 3 & up; $14.95.

The Global Puzzle
 

Patriot Challenge
An "interesting" educational board game about civic pride and America's heritage.
www.patriotchallenge.com; Gr. 5 & up; $34.99.

Patriot Challenge
 

Election Connection
Clearly explains the election process through fun, popular characters.
"Well-designed, valuable."
www.chroniclebooks.com/nickelodeon; Gr. 2 & up; $7.95.

Election Connection
 

Social Studies Books

Scholastic Election 2004
Grade-appropriate skills books "great for an election year."
www.scholastic.com; Gr. K10; $2.95.

Social Studies Connects
An "excellent," fact-filled series. "Kids can relate to" story topics.
www.kanepress.com; Gr. K3; $4.99.

Reading PowerWorks
"Appealing" theme units that are "sturdy, organized, and varied."
www.sundancepub.com; Gr. 12; $365/PowerPack.

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