New Lessons for ELA and Social Studies: Columbus Day and Kid Inventors

We've added two Common Core-aligned, differentiated sets for Grades 3-12 this week--ELA informational text lessons about kid inventors, and Social Studies lessons about Columbus just in time for Columbus Day!

Social Studies

Christopher Columbus: What were the causes and effects of Columbus’s voyage to the New World in 1492? These history lessons give students an opportunity to analyze both primary source documents and secondary sources about Columbus's voyage to the New World and its effects on the indigenous people he encountered. View lessons >>

English Language Arts

Kid Inventors: What impact have young people’s inventions had on the world? Students read inspiring informational texts about the amazing inventions young people have created while also analyzing how authors structure their texts to create convincing and compelling arguments. View lessons >>

Claire Podulka

Claire Podulka

Claire has spent her career managing content creation of every possible sort, from print textbooks to marketing collateral to a travel blog. Having worked with major educational publishers and mobile companies, she brings project management and editorial expertise to her role at ThinkCERCA. She has a degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a PMP certificate from the Project Management Institute.