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Literacy, K-12 teaching, Social Studies

Professional Associations

English and Literacy

  • IRA International Reading Association
  • NCTE National Council of Teachers of English
  • LINCS The Literacy Information and Communication System
  • LRC Literacy Research Association

Social Studies

  • NCSS National Council for the Social Studies
  • NACE National Alliance for Civic Education
  • AHA American Historical Association
  • NCGE National Council for Geographic Education
  • NCEE National Council on Economic Education

Finding K-12 Reading Materials

Graphic novels! The sequential art and story combination has been shown to be powerfully engaging to both advanced and reluctant readers. Check out a few of the following links for starting places:

For kids from
For teens from or