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Explore Your World With Reading Rainbow

Explore Your World With Reading Rainbow

Explore your world with the Reading Rainbow Social Science collection!

Help your students learn about and value themselves, their community, and the world around them.

The multifaceted Reading Rainbow programs are a natural center point for cross-cultural learning. The Explore Your World collection of episodes engages your students in the exploration of geography, careers, cultures and more while movtivating students to read on their own for learning and pleasure.

The episodes and teacher guide lessons work together to help you incorporate learning standards into your curriculum while offering a diverse selection of social science topics such as:

--Contemporary issues including homelessness, gangs, and ecology.
--Early American life
--Asian traditions and heritage
--Immigration
--Native American Culture
--Geography and map reading
--African traditions and music
--And much more!

Details for each episode list the pertinent social studies concepts and provides a link to the Teacher's Guide.

Click here for a matrix that matches key Social Science concepts of learning for elementary Social Science standards.

Click here for a list of awards Reading Rainbow has won, including numerious Emmys as the Best Children's series.

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