Reading Like a Historian

Reading Like a Historian

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This award-winning bestseller now includes an expanded introduction addressing the Common Core State Standards This practical book shows middle and high school teachers how to apply Wineburg's highly acclaimed approach to teaching, Reading Like a Historian, to increase academic literacy and sparking students' curiosity. Each chapter begins with an introductory essay that sets the stage of a key moment in American history, beginning with exploration and colonization and the events at Jamestown and ending with the Cuban Missile Crisis. Primary documents, charts, graphic organizers, visual images, and political cartoons follow each essay, as well as guidance for assessing students' understanding of core historical ideas.Have them fill out the graphic organizer as they analyze documents and then return to the blank bus diagram. Ask them to decide as a group where to place Mrs. Parks on the bus diagram. Allow each group to make an oral ... On a timeline , have them plot events related to the boycott. Then ask them to identify what led to theanbsp;...

Title:Reading Like a Historian
Author:Samuel S. Wineburg, Daisy Martin, Chauncey Monte-Sano
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2012-11-30


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