ERIC Number: EJ427758
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Using Higher-Order Skills in American History.
Litogot, Sandra A.
Social Studies, v82 n1 p22-25 Jan-Feb 1991
Provides a six-part lesson plan for use in secondary U.S. history classes. Illustrates the development of higher-order reading, writing, and thinking skills in assignments and projects dealing with the history of westward expansion. Specific skills addressed are comparison, contrast, prediction, and evaluation. Recommends cooperative learning methods and teacher guidance and feedback. (NL)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Cooperative Learning, Critical Thinking, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), History Instruction, Reading Skills, Skill Development, Social Studies, Student Participation, Student Projects, Teacher Responsibility, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills, United States History, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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