ERIC Number: EJ628663
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Linking Yesterday to Today: Heroes and Values.
Sanchez, Tony R.
Social Studies Journal, v29 p6-14 Spr 2000
Promotes the teaching of values in social studies by using heroes/heroines. States that teachers must correct the blurred distinction between hero and celebrity, offering a working definition of hero/heroine. Contends that teachers should go beyond the textbook and endorses the use of trade books. Provides references and a selected bibliography. (CMK)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Fiction, Middle Schools, Moral Development, Moral Values, Social Studies, Teacher Role, Textbooks, Values Education
The Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies, 8 S. 23rd St., Harrisburg, PA 17104.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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