Integrating Social Studies and Literacy
Strategies in Action is a great resource, especially for elementary teachers to help with reading & writing in Social Studies. Go to: http://www.tki.org.nz/r/socialscience/curriculum/SSOL/resources/strategies/a-z_e.php
http://www.socialstudiescentral.com - Glenn Wiebe's site has an enormous amount of resources to help teachers integrate social studies and literacy.
Children's Literature with Social Studies Themes - A K-6 list of good trade books listed by grade level and theme.
Economics and Geography Lessons for 32 Children's Books - Nice trade book lesson plans aligned to economic and geography standards for grades 1-5.