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Tales of Time: History/Social Science Literature 6-8

The California County Offices of Education History-Social Science Committee has developed a document called Tales of Time which aligns about 1500 pieces of youth literature to the History-Social Science Standards. This 300 page document has an annotated entry with the title, author, description, and publisher information for each book. There is also a set of instructional strategies for using literature to teach history-social science, aligned to the H-SS Analysis Skills. Finally there is a set of teacher resources. To order Tales of Time, complete this order form (8KB PDF) and send it to the San Joaquin County Office of Education (209) 468-9027 with your payment.

Below you may browse in various ways the database of books from which Pages of the Past was developed. This will be an ongoing project, so new books will be added continuously, and out-of-print materials deleted. (See also Pages of the Past: History/Social Science Literature K-6.

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Resources on the SCORE H/SS pages were evaluated by history/social science leaders in California. Going beyond these links allows student access to unknown material. Each school site is responsible for evaluating resources for appropriateness in the local school community.

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