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ERIC Number: EJ915516
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
ISSN: ISSN-0094-0771
Developing Critical and Historical Thinking Skills in Middle Grades Social Studies
Waring, Scott M.; Robinson, Kirk S.
Middle School Journal (J3), v42 n1 p22-28 Sep 2010
The author describes a social studies unit designed to help students develop critical thinking skills. The lessons give students opportunities to analyze multiple perspectives, use multiple sources when conducting research, and construct historical narratives through the creation of a digital historical biography.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A