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Discovery Links Social Studies

Grades K to 5

Help all students succeed with nonfiction leveled reading that is built around social studies standards.

Discovery Links allows you to save time and helps all students access important information by incorporating social studies content into your reading curriculum. Organized by guided reading levels with a wide range of topics, these carefully leveled books give you the flexibility you need to customize your social studies curriculum.

Choose from 116 Student Books—ideal for small group reading. Includes Teacher's Guides, plus a FREE Smart Word vocabulary card and book label for every leveled title.

  • Teach a variety of text structures: description, cause and effect, problem-solution, sequence, and compare and contrast.
  • Introduce nonfiction text features to prepare students for real-life reading: table of contents, headings, captions and labels, fact boxes, primary sources, quotations, glossary, and index.
  • Support reading for meaning with strong visuals that include photos, illustrations, diagrams, graphs, maps, and line drawings.

"Newbridge Discovery Links provides teachers with a unique opportunity to incorporate the content areas into their guided and shared reading. Its comprehensive, leveled approach bridges content into reading allowing teachers to better prepare their students to meet the state standards."
—Karyl S. Beardon, K–12 Literacy Specialist, Little Rock, AR

Teacher's Guide for Each Title
Short, easy-to-scan, and easy-to-use Teacher's Guides give you everything you need to connect reading with social studies content standards.

  • Clear identification of standards, text structures, and text features.
  • Before, during, and after reading suggestions and support.
  • Activities for reading and writing social studies and understanding nonfiction text features.
  • Take a look inside! Download a FREE Teacher's Guide sampler.

Discovery Links Social Studies gives you the comprehensive program you need to help your students become successful readers of informational text. Choose from a wide range of books and reading levels to match your students' skills and interests.

Spanish editions are also available for all Emergent, Early, and Fluent titles!
Click through each of these Discovery Links levels below for details.

Take a Look Inside
Discovery Links Social Studies!

Download a Free Teacher's Guide Sampler

Researched & Approved:
View the Discovery Links Social Studies Research Report

Dr. Brenda Parkes, Early Literacy expert

Discovery Links Social Studies is part of the Newbridge Discovery Links® Program, which was developed under the guidance of Dr. Brenda Parkes, an internationally-recognized Early Literacy expert.

Newbridge Discovery Links Program also includes:

Discovery Links Science

Discovery Links Nonfiction Big Books

Learn more about: Newbridge Discovery Links® Program

Titles in this Series Grade/Interest Level Guided Rdg Level Lexile® Spanish EDL
Discovery Links Social Studies: Kindergarten Set K B - D   2 - 8
Discovery Links Social Studies: Grade 1 Set 1 E - J   6 - 20
Discovery Links Social Studies: Grade 2 Set 2 K - M   20 - 30
Discovery Links Social Studies: Grade 3 Set 3 N - P 710L - 930L 34 - 38
Discovery Links Social Studies: Grade 4 Set 4 Q - S 810L - 1010L  
Discovery Links Social Studies: Grade 5 Set 5 T - V 820L - 990L  


Discovery Links Social Studies
Quantity Order Code ConfigurationPrice
WA-825755 Complete Single Copy Set: 116 Student Books (1 each of 116 titles) $795.00
WA-825756 Complete Classroom Set: 696 Student Books (6 each of 116 titles); 116 Smart Word Vocabulary Cards; 116 Teacher Guides; Teacher Resource Guide $4,730.00
WA-825605 Teacher Resource Guide $25.00
WA-823882 Spanish Complete Single Copy Set: 72 Student Books (1 each of 72 titles) $448.00
WA-823881 Spanish Complete Classroom Set: 432 Student Books (6 each of 72 titles) $2,547.00

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