ERIC Number: EJ419748
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Content-Focused Melodrama: Dramatic Renderings of Historical Text.
Cooter, Robert B., Jr.; Chilcoat, George W.
Journal of Reading, v34 n4 p274-77 Dec-Jan 1990-91
Reviews the origins of melodrama, essential components for instructional purposes, and key elements that help melodrama succeed. Suggests methods for implementation of content-focused melodramas in history classes and methods to evaluate student understanding of the content. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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