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ERIC Number: EJ606340
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-1381
Coming Out from under the Spell of Stories: Critiquing Historical Narratives.
Zarnowski, Myra
New Advocate, v11 n4 p345-56 Fall 1998
Argues that historical understanding requires historical thinking--taking a critical stance toward what is read and assuming a questioning attitude. Identifies numerous trade books that deal with sources (showing how evidence is acquired and evaluated), conflicting interpretations, and powerful concepts and generalizations. Describes how to help students develop strategies for critically reading history. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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