Social Studies Resource Center

"At Your Service"

The following information is based on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Social Studies §113.11 - 16, §113.18-20, §113.41-48, §118.4-48.

Click on a link below to visit a grade level or subject area. (If the page is not linked, it is currently under construction or revision.

To obtain files from the Teacher’s Zone, navigate to the sub-area and then click on a link to begin your download. If you are not sure what a strategy is, hover over the name of the strategy to get a quick description. You also have three different types of formats to choose from:
  • PDF (Cannot be changed)
  • Word (Can be changed)
  • Pages (Mac Only - Can be changed)

The Social Studies Resource Center makes available to any teacher resources, lessons, templates, and ideas. Any file downloaded from the Resource Center has been created in-house and cross-checked to ensure that all sources of information has been correctly cited to the best of our knowledge.

You are granted permission to reproduce these files for educational use only. They are not intended to be repackaged and sold for profit. Please do not repost these files on your website, just provide the link to where visitors can find the files on this page.

All files remain the intellectual property of SAISD, except where noted. We ask that all copyright notices stay in place and are not removed.
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Analyzing Bargraphs

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Cause and Effect

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Circle Graphs

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Compare and Contrast

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Drawing Conclusions

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Fact Versus Opinion

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Graphic Organizers

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Line Graphs

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Main Idea

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Multiple Choice

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When You Have No Idea

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Point of View

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Political Cartoons

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Testing Skills