January Science and Social Studies Activities, Printables and Worksheets

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These Science and Social Studies activities will keep your students engaged, even in the darkness of winter. Plus, they are easy for the teacher to prepare!

Why use January Science and Social Studies Activities? Brain research tells us that learners are drawn into topics that are close to their hearts. Timely activities tend to engage learners.

How it works: I developed these activities to make it easier to squeeze these important subjects into my second grade classroom. These are low prep, high engagement activities. Most of them are ready to go activities (The science experiments take a little prep and materials, but are all ready to go!

What’s included: January brings Ben Franklin’s birthday, National Static Electricity Day, Martin Luther King Day, and winter for many parts of the world. These activities practice these important skills: reading nonfiction text, Science Process skills: predicting, inferring, observing, reading maps, and using timelines

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.
Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.
Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.


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