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ERIC Number: EJ555285
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0045-6713
Teaching English and History through Historical Fiction.
Hicks, Alun; Martin, Dave
Children's Literature in Education, v28 n2 p49-59 Jun 1997
Explores the appeal of historical fiction for young readers and describes its place within any school curriculum. Describes a project in Dorset Middle Schools which used historical fiction to teach medieval history and English. Notes that students' historical thinking was improved, their knowledge of medieval world advanced, and their writing was practiced as they wrote their own medieval stories. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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