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ERIC Number: ED387416
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 43
Abstractor: N/A
Witness to History: Using Hands-On Activities, A Guidebook for High School History Teachers.
Metzler, Suzanne
This guidebook is intended to help high school students discover the connection between themselves and the people from the past by being engaged in hands-on activities. The guidebook allows students to create artifacts or recreate a process known well to people from times past. The guide is arranged to provide historical background, materials lists, and procedures for each activity. Activities focus on the following: (1) "Marbled Paper"; (2) "Cornbread"; (3) "Hornbooks"; (4) "Quill Pens"; (5) "Paper"; (6) "Envelopes"; (7) "Candles"; (8) "Pierced Tin Lanterns"; (9) "Wool: Spun and Dyed"; (10) "Egg Tempra"; (11) "Tie Dye"; (12) "Quilts"; (13) "Living History Day"; and (14) "Other Ways to Witness History." A six-item bibliography and a list of five organizations of great help are also included. Contains 23 references. (EH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A