Pearson Social Studies Express

Pearson Social Studies Express is a K-2 supplemental activity-based program designed to support your daily social studies instruction and literacy and comprehension strategies of the Common Core State Standards.

This low-cost alternative program engages students through dynamic hands-on activities and interactive technology. The program is designed to facilitate meaningful social studies instruction in the time you have available.

The program also:

  • Reduces teach preparation and classroom time
  • Engages students through authentic learning and assessment
  • Aligns to the Common Core Standards and College, Career, and Civic Life Framework.
  • Provides hand-on fun activities and skills support
  • Specializes in covering topics that represent core subject matter and effectively covers social studies content

Program components include:

  • a Teacher’s Guide with robust activities, writing prompts, rubrics, and answers
  • a collection of leveled content readers including the new Thinking Like a Citizen readers – a storybook series designed to introduce K-2 students to civics, economics, geography, and history
  • an online Social Studies Express OLE library including topic specific:
    • videos
    • lesson plans
    • interactive whiteboard activities
    • digital versions of the program’s print materials
    • images and much more!
  • a class set of 32 consumable Student Journals