myWorld Social Studies Grade 2 H/S Bundle

myWorld Social Studies Grade 2 H/S Bundle

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Item #: 055761
ISBN: 9780328750511
Grades: 2
Note: Please check system requirements in description below prior to purchase.

History is best learned through the medium of story telling. The story format helps students understand and retain more as they personally engage with the stories of our past and learn the impact that our past can have on our future. This is accomplished through a combination of print and digital instruction that integrates students own stories with the history being studied. The printed portion is the Student Worktext (except in grade K, where the student worktext is a DVD-ROM of printable pages). I have a sample of grade 5B open while writing this and the basic chapter layout is in six sections: myStory Spark, myStory Video, the lesson pages, a study guide, review and assessment, and myStory Book. MyStory Spark encourages students to consider an important concept from the chapter ahead and write a short opinion piece based on their experiences and knowledge. The myStory Video section features a three-page story that connects the history discussed in the chapter to real life and lays a foundation for discussion and critical thinking activities. The lesson section is written directly to the student and includes support for students in the younger grades who are still learning to read well. Throughout the text you will see vocabulary words highlighted, big ideas summarized, and many small activities that turn this text into an interactive student worktext. While many textbook approaches simply show data, charts, and pictures to students reading the pages, students of this course engage with the text by actually writing the captions for the photos, completing charts and diagrams using the information from the text, creating posters to illustrate ideas, and answering quick questions about maps and pictures (to name just a few of the interactive activities). This is in addition to the Got It? and Try It! sections that ensure the students are understanding the text and able to apply the knowledge they have retained. The Study Guide and Review and Assessment sections provide summaries and questions for each lesson within the chapter. The final section of each chapter is myStory Book. This unique feature uses a free online tool to help students write, illustrate and publish their own story online, using the history studied as a launchpad for ideas. Students can then obtain actual printed copies of their book for a fee.

The digital component (see system requirements below) is in two portions: myStory Video and the Teacher Resource Library DVD-ROMs. The myStory Video DVD-ROM contains the video version of the story that students read at the beginning of each chapter like a recorded field trip. The Teacher Resource Library DVD-ROM contains a wealth of helpful resources for the teacher in an easy-to-use drop-down menu tree: a full teacher guide for each chapter with lesson plan summaries; podcasts on teaching the subjects at hand; editable copies of student worksheets; editable tests for each chapter, with answer keys; hands-on activities; leveled reading lesson plans; and other general resources such as graphic organizers, maps, and correlations to national standards. Please note that some content referenced on the DVD-ROM is online and the majority of online resources are NOT accessible to homeschoolers.

System Requirements: Windows: XP, Vista, or 7; Pentium II 450 MHz or faster processor; 128 MB available RAM (256 MB recommended); 20 MB hard drive space; supported browsers: E 7.0, IE 8.0, 9, Google Chrome 11.0, Firefox 3.6 and 4.0. MAC: OS X 10.5x or 10.6x; PowerPC G3 500 MHz or faster processor; 128 MB available RAM (256 MB recommended); 20 MB hard drive space; supported browsers: Safari 4.1.1, 5.0 and Firefox 3.6. Other requirements: Adobe Flash Player 10.0, 10.2 or 10.3; Office 2003, Word X, Open Office, or other application to open "doc" or "rtf" files; Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 6, 7, 8; internet connection recommended; some TRLs may require Quicktime. Must have a DVD-ROM drive in your computer to use the digital component. ~ Zach




Primary Subject
History/Geography
Grade
2
Note 1
Please check system requirements in description below prior
Note 2
to purchase.
ISBN
9780328750511
Format
Other
Brand Name
Pearson Education
Weight
1.3 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 8.5" x 0.5"
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I have used MyWorld for my older children and really liked it.
Jennifer R on Jul 10, 2019
I have used MyWorld for my older children and really liked it.
Jennifer R on Jul 10, 2019
I like Scott Foresman products when i taught in the public school setting
Kelly H. on Jul 8, 2017
I like Scott Foresman products when i taught in the public school setting
Kelly H. on Jul 8, 2017
Has anyone used this with a computer that has windows 8?
User on Jun 23, 2019
Can you print the student worksheets from the CD Rom?
User on Apr 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, they can be printed - as well as edited.
Is this enough for a second grade social studies curriculum for an entire year?
A shopper on Jan 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We used this curriculum for my daughter in second grade, and found it did a good job of all the basics and core info that she needed to know; I would consider it a full curriculum. We did supplement from our local library and take weeks here and there to study other things that came up in the calendar year, such as Presidents' Day, and then we would go back to the MyWorld book.
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