Making Sense of History

Making Sense of History

Using High-quality Literature and Hands-on Experiences to Build Content Knowledge

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
Provides alternative approaches to traditional history instruction, describing how historical thinking, historical literature, and hands-on experience can be used to create an interesting history curriculum.

For teachers interested in building reading skills and content knowledge simultaneously, this book is for them. Myra Zarnowski breaks the mold on traditional instruction by providing guidelines for building students’ understanding of and excitement for history. She demonstrates how to use high-quality literature and hands-on experiences to help students not only grasp the facts, but make sense of the facts. Loaded with book lists, step-by-step study units, and the work of real students, this book is just what teachers need to get students thinking, learning, and caring about the people and events of the past. For use with Grades 3 & Up.

Publisher: New York : Scholastic, c2006
ISBN: 9780439667555
Characteristics: 208 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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