ERIC Number: EJ581294
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Teaching Students To Think Critically Using Multiple Texts in History.
Hynd, Cynthia R.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v42 n6 p428-36 Mar 1999
Discusses the discrepancy between traditional history learning and thinking like a historian. Describes two studies in which high school history students read multiple texts on a given historical event. Argues that students need to be taught to evaluate messages and to think critically, and that using multiple texts to teach students to think like historians can accomplish this. Offers six recommendations. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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