ERIC Number: ED416147
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Literature-Based History Activities for Children, Grades 4-8.
Roberts, Patricia L.
This book contains over 50 reproducible pages with simulation activities, strategies, and themes for planning history lessons at the elementary level. Children's books are offered to enrich the teaching of history. The book focuses on how past culture and heritage melded to form present society in the United States. Thematic and multicultural charts provide perspectives on the heritage of African American, Asian American, Latino and Hispanic American, original Native American, and European American people. Experiences of the differently abled, women and girls, and religious minority groups are also highlighted. The book is organized into the following time periods: chapter 1, Prehistory-4 Million B.C.; chapter 2, 4 Million-19,000 B.C.; chapter 3, 19,000-1200 B.C.; chapter 4, 1200-500 B.C.; chapter 5, 500-1 B.C.; chapter 6, A.D. 1-1399; chapter 7, A.D. 1400-1499; chapter 8, A.D. 1500-1599; chapter 9, A.D. 1600-1699; chapter 10, A.D. 1700-1799; chapter 11, A.D. 1800-1899; and chapter 12, A.D. 1900-Present. Contains an extensive bibliographic section. (EH)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Ethnic Studies, History Instruction, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Multicultural Education, Religion Studies, Social Studies, United States History, Western Civilization, World History
Longwood Division, Allyn & Bacon, 160 Gould Street, Needham Heights, MA 02194-2310.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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