Empowering ESOL Social Studies Students with Historical Based Children's Literature

Aubrey Brammar Southall


In this self-reflective essay, an experienced secondary social studies speaks for the use of historical based children’s literature in the high school ESOL social studies classroom. The teacher, who is certified to teach social studies and ESOL, explains the activities and books she uses with her Untied States history students to make her classroom more culturally and linguistically relevant to her students.


Children's Literature;ESOL Social Studies;Historical Based Children's Literature; Culturally Relevant; Linguistically Relevant

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