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.The standards below begin at grade 6; standards for Ka€“5 reading in history/social studies, science, and technical ... Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources. ... By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in in the grades 6a€“8 text complexity band anbsp;...

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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