Read for Content: Social Studies
Item #: AT7056
Interest Level: Gr. 6–Adult
Reading Level: 0
Components: Story Book and Reproducible Activties on PDF CDROM
Sale Price: $65.00


120short stories about U.S. history, world history, and civics for secondary students practicing reading comprehension

Product Features:

  • Provides practice recognizing facts and identifying important ideas
  • Includes definitions of key terms, review questions, activities, and discussion questions
  • CD offers printable PDF and Microsoft Word files 

Read For Content: Social Studies provides an easytoapproach reading opportunity for challenging nonfiction subjects. 120 important social studies topics support curricula in U.S. HistoryWorld History and Civics. An excellent resource for learning how to recognize facts and identify important ideas within reading material.

The extremely compact (200250 words each) onepage stories include key term definitions for difficult, but essential words. Each story includes multiple choice review questions plus a “Think About It” discussion question. A “Fact or Opinion?” review item helps students recognize opinions in social studies material.


  • 120 onepage stories with printable PDF
  • Key term definitions for each story
  • Story review questions
  • FactorOpinion exercises
  • Discussion questions
  • DAISY/NIMAS text files for screen reader use
  • Printable PDF and MSWord files

Sample Topics

U.S. History: Cuban Missile Crisis, Silicone Valley, Wagon Trains

World History: King Tut, United Nations, Rise of AIDS

Civics: Rights of Juveniles, Social Security, Taxes

By Mike Baron. Covered spiralbound book, 276 pages, includes a PDF on Win/Mac CD with a classroom license for printouts, 2008. ISBN # 1578616670  

Item# Products Price
AT7056WB Read for Content: Social Studies $ 65.00