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Reading Essentials® in Social Studies

Grades 3–6 | Guided Reading Level M–Z | Lexile Level 520–1200

Student Books
  • 40–48 pages.
  • Available in print or ebook formats.

Social Studies Features
  • In-depth, yet accessible explanations of social studies topics.
  • Topics align with state standards.
  • Informational text features such as headings, subheadings, photos, timelines, charts, and more.

Content-Area Reading Skills
  • Develops technical vocabulary.
  • Introduces various expository text structures.
  • Builds understanding of informational text features.
  • Practice of critical reading skills.
  • Develops informational reading skills, including
    —cause and effect
    —relate visuals to text
    —compare and contrast
    —and more

Teacher Support

All purchases include digital access to title-specific teaching support.

Digital Library

Includes ebook editions of all Reading Essentials in Social Studies titles and title-specific teacher support.
All teachers, all students—unlimited building access for one year.


Includes one softcover copy of each title in a set and FREE digital teacher resources.


Individual titles are sold in softcover 6-packs conveniently packaged in a storage bag.