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Unit 1: History/Social Studies and CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy 6-12

This unit will focus on examining the literacy standards related to History/Social Studies, particularly those addressing reading.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR UNIT 1

Throughout and upon completion of Unit 1, participants will:

  • Understand the relationship among the CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy and history/social studies instruction.
  • Examine the organization and structure of the CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy and the College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards and how these standards support 21st century learning.
  • Identify how the Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies correspond with the Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills from the History-Social Science Content Standards for California Public Schools.
  • Explore the difference between primary and secondary sources.
  • Examine text complexity in history/social studies content-area reading.
  • Explore the Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies 6–12.