Literacy Strategies for Social Studies


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A student is reading about NAFTA in her social studies textbook. She doesn't understand why NAFTA exists. She most likely lacks _____.

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1. What is the first step when using the SQ3R strategy?

2. What strategy helps students understand primary source documents by putting the text in their own words?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

As far as this quiz/worksheet is concerned, we'll examine your knowledge of different teaching strategies, such as SQ3R, and their properties.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

More particularly, we'll focus on:

  • The SQ3R strategy's first step
  • Identifying different strategies
  • What students have after taking notes on a current event
  • Something often lacking in students who struggle to read a social studies textbook

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different strategies for social studies classes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the SQ3R strategy
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from reading about these literacy strategies

Additional Learning

Check our affiliated lesson out if you want to learn an even greater amount about these techniques. The lesson is named Literacy Strategies for Social Studies and it will cover:

  • Methods for reading different texts, such as textbooks and primary sources
  • What's necessary for reading different texts
  • Essential skills in social studies