ERIC Number: EJ622279
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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"I Just Kinda Know": Elementary Students' Ideas about Historical Evidence.
Barton, Keith C.
Theory and Research in Social Education, v25 n4 p407-30 Fall 1997
Examines fourth and fifth graders' ideas about historical evidence through a year-long qualitative study of two classrooms. Discusses the results, focusing on understanding the reliability of sources, evaluating evidence and reconciling conflicting accounts, and using evidence to reach conclusions. Addresses the implications for instruction. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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