Breaking Away from the Textbook: A Creative Approach to Teaching American History

Breaking Away from the Textbook: A Creative Approach to Teaching American History

ISBN: 9781578862931
Publisher: R&L Education
Edition: 3
Publication Date: 2005-11-17
Number of pages: 320
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DESCRIPTION

This Third Edition updates the 1980s and 1990s and moves into the events and issues of the 21st century. Designed as a teaching supplement for any U.S. history course, it can be used in its entirety or selectively to fill in gaps left by traditional textbooks and curricula. The authors seek to bring U.S. history to life for students by providing them with skills to analyze the past and to make history a part of their lives.

Breaking Away from the Textbook: A Creative Approach to Teaching American History, Third Edition includes:
·Sections for projects and research work
·Homework assignments, and
·Classroom activities

The chapters, organized chronologically, are devoted to:
·Current events
·Debates
·Term papers, and
·Creating a Special Classroom Library

For teachers, professors, administrators, and staff developers.

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