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ERIC Number: EJ316046
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Reference Count: 0
Critical Thinking in Elementary School Social Studies.
McFarland, Mary A.
Social Education, v49 n4 p277-80 Apr 1985
Two strategies for teaching elementary students to distinguish relevant from irrelevant material are described. The word associates strategy provides students instruction in writing or stating a generalization that expresses the criteria for relevance. The defending a point of view strategy provides instruction in developing relevant arguments to support points of view. (RM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Identifiers: Points of View (Writing)