ED 3050/7050

ED 3240 Social Studies Methods

ED 3353/7753 Secondary Social Studies

Dr. Siri Anderson






 Investigate the world

Know ourselves (and each  other)

Inspired as we are....through literature!







The Licensure Candidates at St. Catherine University and education students in Bemidji State University's DLiTE program are proud to share their work from ED 3240 Social Studies Methods -- and look forward to your feedback! This wiki shares materials they've developed to simultaneously enrich their K-8 students' content area knowledge and literacy skills through engaging Social Studies lessons designed around great books.


Find out how!


Find out what!

You can choose any one of these frameworks for accessing lesson materials:


  • Individual student work is organized alphabetically by Book Title


  • Or regionally by topic in the Wikisota


  • If you want to learn about colonial American history or The Mayflower this special project work will help you!


  • If you want to learn about Industrialization or Minnesota History consider Building America


  • Kernels of Truth an exploration of themes in The Omnivore's Dilemma using Children's Literature

Find out why!




Support materials for students:



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Cool Kid Lit 4 Social Studies by Siri Anderson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.
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