Here is a great book of activities for the teacher of 4th and 5th grade. This is published by Weekly REader and has high interest articles on Geography, Community, Culture, Economics, History and Government. Each story covers core standards in social studies. They improve reading comprehension, teach vocabulary, develop skills in interpreting maps, timelines, charts and graphs using high interest articles. Ready to reproduce. 20 complete lessons, 121 pages and an answer key. Wonderful resource for home school too.