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ERIC Number: EJ372831
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Literary Lackluster: The Unhappy State of American History Textbooks.
Sewall, Gilbert
American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, v12 n1 p32-7 Spr 1988
The literary merit of American History textbooks is explored with emphasis on inspiring and motivating students. Expert panelists reviewed books from fifth, eighth, and eleventh grades. They criticized the following elements: (1) size/weight; (2) prose style; (3) coverage; (4) group consciousness; and (5) format/graphics. (VM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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