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ERIC Number: EJ449329
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0882-228X
Developing Higher-Level Thinking Skills through American History Writing Assignments.
Capps, Kline; Vocke, David E.
OAH Magazine of History, v6 n2 p6-9 Fall 1991
Suggests that defining critical thinking as assessing authenticity, accuracy, and worth of knowledge claims and arguments also describes the historian's role. Recommends teaching students history in such a way as to necessitate higher level thinking skills. Argues that the writing process helps because it requires evaluation of existing data and interpretation of a historical event. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A