Encounter your state's past and present in this complete, interactive curriculum where teachers invite students to explore their state's history, economics, and more.
Qualifying districts can commission a state studies curriculum that meets standards while maintaining student enthusiasm.
This literary-focused, social studies curriculum features an engaging student book, detailed teacher’s guide and online platform, wet-erase maps and globes, engaging activities, leveled student readers, and more. Students will learn how to take a deeper dive into New Jersey’s state history, and uncover key factual information on their state’s communities, economy, and more.
Students learn better when they are actively engaged. Nystrom Young Citizens includes hands-on maps, globes, and activities for students to not only develop literacy and inquiry, but also key geographic mapping and spatial thinking skills. The curriculum as a whole helps students learn how to take informed action with more academic rigor and less work.
The grade-specific texts use comic-style storytelling that builds from foundational skills. The first three chapters focus on New Jersey state history, while the last 3 offer information on a broader spectrum. 30 books are included with the following chapters:
The Leveled Student Readers are grade specific in the program. With the help of the narrative and nonfiction texts, the Leveled Student Readers can help to meet student needs at any level. Young Citizens Grade 4 includes 6 unique titles in 4 different reading levels, 8 copies of each, for a total of 192 Leveled Student Readers.
This set of information cards features engaging content and student activities, and each card corresponds with a chapter from the Student Reader. There are 6 variations of the cards (one for each chapter), 6 copies of each variation, for a total of 36 cards.
Set of 30 maps and 6 globes
Laminated wet-erase maps and globes let students get hands-on with social studies. Included are:
The online learning platform provides access to all the books and activity cards in the program, plus the platform features engaging activities, auto-graded assessments, and additional materials that are easy to access anywhere with an available internet connection.
Teacher and class access are included.
The teacher’s guide is a powerful tool for teachers that outlines each lesson and features teacher tips, activity sheets, assessments, vocabulary guides, letters home, plus much more.