ERIC Number: EJ662630
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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To Feel the Fear of It: Engaging Young People in Social Education.
Kelin, Daniel A., II
Talking Points, v14 n1 p10-14 Oct-Nov 2002
Explores the nature of how drama unfolds in the author's classroom around the historical events of the Cherokee Trail of Tears. Describes how they explored the viewpoints of people involved in the historical events; recreated the setting and action through props, costumes, and scenery; understood the role of the teacher as actor; and problem solved conflicts that arise in the reenactment. (SG)
Descriptors: American Indian History, Cherokee (Tribe), Drama, Elementary Education, Problem Solving, Social Problems, Teacher Role
The National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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