ERIC Number: EJ463241
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Integrating Writing and Social Studies: Alternatives to the Formal Research Paper.
Dimmitt, Jean Pollard; Van Cleaf, David W.
Social Education, v56 n7 p382-84 Nov-Dec 1992
Discusses the use of writing assignments for teaching social studies. Suggests that alternatives to the standard research paper may be more advantageous to students by providing increased opportunity for creativity. Describes oral history projects, diaries, letters, advertisements, monologues, brief investigations, and position papers as suitable alternatives to the traditional paper. (DK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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