December 12, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Jazz Up Your Social Studies Curriculum with LaunchPacks

Looking to supplement your social studies curriculum? Save time and rely on vetted content with a new resource from Britannica.

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Pick of the Day: Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | DVD

Constitution USA with Peter Sagal broadly examines our Constitution in both historical and contemporary contexts in a manner that will transfix viewers. Check out the starred review.

Pick of the Day: Orphan Train Rider (Audio)

In Orphan Train Rider: One Boy’s True Story, Andrea Warren tells about the amazing and often tragic westward journey of more than 200,000 children between 1854 and 1930 in search of families. Be sure to read the review of the audiobook narrated by Laura Hicks.

In Honor of Baseball’s All-Star Game, A Book to Pre-Order

Student sports fans (in this case, baseball fans specifically) can leverage their outside-of-school literacies to comprehend and appreciate the sophisticated cartoons and high-level text.