ERIC Number: EJ528485
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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"The Killer Angels": A Case Study of Historical Fiction in the Social Studies Curriculum.
Bilof, Edwin G.
Social Studies, v87 n1 p19-23 Jan-Feb 1996
Describes an interdisciplinary instructional unit using the historical novel "The Killer Angels" to teach about the Civil War. Writing assignments focused on character analysis from the novel bolstered by outside historical research. Student response was overwhelmingly positive. Includes suggested guidelines for developing an interdisciplinary unit. (MJP)
Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Curriculum Enrichment, History Instruction, Instructional Innovation, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literature, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Student Interests, Student Reaction, Thematic Approach, United States History, Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing Assignments
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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