The best history/social studies classes are those in which students act as historians, political scientists, and economists. The best teachers are those who model "discipline-specific expertise." There is an effective formula for achieving the Common Core State Standards' goal of college and career readiness in history/social studies. This resource book is intended for both new and experienced teachers. School-site departments and district curriculum specialists will find this book useful. In addition, this book will be an excellent supplement for university methods instructors interested in helping their student teachers meet the goals of the Common Core State Standards.