Serving the counties of Baldwin, Hancock, Johnson, Putnam, Washington & Wilkinson

Marrying ELA and Social Studies
Hours: 6.00 / Tuition: $0 / Non Oconee RESA Fee: $50.00
Status: OPEN / Maximum Size: 50
Instructor: Paulene Roberson
Date: 10/6/2021 Time: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: - Oconee RESA Training Center Tennille, Ga (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 10/2/2021


Course Description

You Want Me to Read What?!

Marrying ELA & Social Studies: Connecting Social Studies and ELA Shifts

This workshop is designed to provide information on the development, purpose, and structure of shifts in ELA and Social Studies and how they relate to the GSE.

Participants Outcomes:

  •       Identify the key shifts in ELA and Social Studies.
  •          Identify shift connections between the curricular areas.
  •       Reflect on critical components of ELA Standards and where/how they fit into Social Studies.
  •       Help students visualize the process of change with historical images.
  •       Review skills needed for non-fiction reading and formulating theses (Argumentative and Informational Writing).
  •       Participants will become familiar with analyzing events and ideas using primary and secondary sources.
  •       Evaluating text for author’s point of view; determine central ideas, review information for cause-and-effect relationships. 
  •       Interpret author’s point of view, fact from opinion using political cartoons, and evaluate relevant information. 
  •       Examine media using charts, graphs, pictures, and maps to make comparisons with information in print and interpret meaning.



In this investigation, the shifts in ELA with an emphasis in social studies instruction to move your teaching practice forward was emphasized. 



  • Together, refine and improve a lesson you currently have by emphasizing the ELA shifts and social studies disciplinary strategies from this investigation. (Please bring a current lesson plan.)
  • Develop a formative or summative assessment combining literacy and disciplinary social studies skills. (Please bring a current test.)


Target Audience:

Classroom Teachers
Instructional Facilitators/Coaches


Class Notes


This class has been closed.


Substitute Training has a different registration and cancellation policy.

Registration Policy
Registration for courses must be received prior to the registration deadline. Your registration status will remain pending until we have received approval from your system Professional Learning Coordinator and registration fee. The registration fee must be submitted immediately. 

If you choose PERSONAL PAY as your payment method, you must submit a money order or cashier's check to pay for this class prior to the first day of class.

If you choose DISTRICT/SYSTEM PAY as your payment method, the district must submit a system check to pay for the class. Please make payable to Oconee RESA and send to address below.

Oconee RESA 
206 South Main Street
Tennille, GA 31089

Withdrawal/Cancellation Policy
Notification of cancellation for any course must be received prior to the registration deadline. Registration fees are refundable only if cancellation is received before the registration deadline. Withdrawals/Cancellations received after the registration deadline will not be accepted and fees will not be refundable. 


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