Historical Thinking Skills: A Workbook for U. S. History
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|Author||: John P. Irish,Barbara Ozuna|
|Editor||: W. W. Norton|
John Irish and Barbara Ozuna, both experienced history teachers, have teamed up to develop this workbook to focus on the historical thinking skills that high school students in the AP* World History course must master in order to perform well on the exam.
|Author||: John P. Irish,Edward Carson|
|Editor||: W. W. Norton|
John Irish and Edward Carson, both experienced history teachers, have teamed up to develop this workbook to focus on the historical thinking skills that high school students in the AP(r) European course must master in order to perform well on the exam.
|Author||: Peter Seixas,Tom Morton|
Authors Peter Seixas and Tom Morton provide a guide to bring powerful understandings of these six historical thinking concepts into the classroom through teaching strategies and model activities. Table of Contents Historical Significance Evidence Continuity and Change Cause and Consequence Historical Perspectives The Ethical Dimension The accompanying DVD-ROM includes: Modifiable Blackline Masters All graphics, photographs, and illustrations from the text Additional teaching support Order Information: All International Based Customers (School, University and Consumer): All US based customers please contact firstname.lastname@example.org All International customers (exception US and Asia) please contact Nelson.international@ne lson.com
|Author||: Alan Taylor|
|Editor||: Oxford University Press|
In this Very Short Introduction, Alan Taylor presents the current scholarly understanding of colonial America to a broader audience. He focuses on the transatlantic and a transcontinental perspective, examining the interplay of Europe, Africa, and the Americas through the flows of goods, people, plants, animals, capital, and ideas.
|Author||: Kyle Ward|
In this ''thought-provoking study ''(Library Journal ), historian Kyle Ward-the widely acclaimed co-author of History Lessons-gives us another fascinating look at the biases inherent in the way we learn about our history. Juxtaposing passages from U.S. history textbooks from different eras, History in the Making provides us with intriguing new perspectives on familiar historical events and the ways in which they have been represented over time. The hardcover edition of History in the Making struck a chord among readers of popular history, and Ward was featured on NPRs popular series ''How the Understanding of U.S. History Changes. ''Interesting and useful, ''according to Booklist, the book ''convincingly illustrates how texts change as social and political attitudes evolve. With excerpts that span two hundred years, from Columbuss arrival to the Boston Massacre, from womens suffrage to Japanese internment, History in the Making exposes the stark contrasts between the lessons different generations have been taught about our past. ''A good starting point for anyone interested in history and subjectivity ''(Kirkus), this immensely readable book is proof positive that your history is not your grandparents history and wont be your childrens history.
|Author||: Tony Maccarella|
|Editor||: Sherpa Learning, LLC|
On the redesigned AP European History exam, skills matter much more than memorized content. Written responses account for 60% of your final score. A new style of multiple-choice question requires you to quickly and correctly analyze historical documents. Mastering the Essay will equip you with ALL of the tools you need to move confidently through your AP Euro course, and earn a 5 on the exam in May. Mastering the Essay comes in two parts: an Instructional Handbook and an Exercise Workbook. The Workbook contains over 100 practice exercises designed to strengthen the skills introduced in the Instructional Handbook. Additionally, the Workbook includes three Practice Tests (writing sections only), as well as complete answers and explanations for each and every exercise. -- OVER 100 EXERCISES focused on building essential skills, like thesis development, document analysis, use of supporting evidence, synthesis and contextualization, and analytical transitions -- 30 full-length DOCUMENT-BASED QUESTIONS, written by an expert exam reader and approved by dozens of other exam readers -- COMPLETE ANSWERS AND EXPLANATIONS for each and every exercise -- All exercise sets are ORGANIZED CHRONOLOGICALLY so you can choose exercises that coordinate with the topics and themes covered in class and in your textbook readings -- Developed by a small business focused exclusively on delivering Advanced Placement resources of the highest quality, not by a conglomerate-owned corporation focused exclusively on the bottom-line
|Author||: Kenneth Hilton|
|Editor||: Walch Publishing|
Covers significant eras in U.S. history. Encourages students to analyze evidence, documents, and other data to make informed decisions. Includes guidelines for students, answer prompts, and a scoring rubric. Develops essential writing skills.
|Author||: Yohuru Rashied Williams|
|Editor||: Corwin Press|
Aligned with national standards, these strategies and sample lessons turn learners into history detectives as they solve historical mysteries, prepare arguments for famous cases, and more.
|Author||: Jason Stacy,Stephen Heller|
|Editor||: Macmillan Higher Education|
Authored by experienced AP® teachers, workshop leaders, and AP® exam readers, this document reader is the perfect resource for your redesigned AP® classroom. The 22 chapters follow the nine periods of U.S. History as defined in the new framework. Within each period and chapter, pedagogical tools scaffold students’ development of the historical thinking skills as are central to the course and the exam. Key concepts are illustrated by primary documents and secondary sources including written texts, drawings, photographs, maps, and charts.
|Author||: Eric Foner|
|Editor||: W. W. Norton & Company|
Give Me Liberty! is the #1 book in the U.S. history survey course because it works in the classroom. A single-author text by a leader in the field, Give Me Liberty! delivers an authoritative, accessible, concise, and integrated American history. Updated with powerful new scholarship on borderlands and the West, the Fifth Edition brings new interactive History Skills Tutorials and Norton InQuizitive for History, the award-winning adaptive quizzing tool. The best-selling Seagull Edition is also available in full color for the first time.
|Author||: Sam Wineburg,Daisy Martin,Chauncey Monte-Sano|
|Editor||: Teachers College Press|
This practical resource shows you how to apply Sam Wineburgs highly acclaimed approach to teaching, "Reading Like a Historian," in your middle and high school classroom to increase academic literacy and spark students curiosity. Chapters cover key moments in American history, beginning with exploration and colonization and ending with the Cuban Missile Crisis.
|Author||: Michael J. Salevouris|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Widely acclaimed for its accessibility and engaging approach to the subject, the fourth edition of The Methods and Skills of History combines theory and instruction with hands-on practice, making it a comprehensive guide to historical research and writing. Combines theory with hands-on practice in its introduction to historical methods Includes a series of field-tested exercises designed to make the research and writing of history more meaningful and accessible to readers Features expanded coverage of writing history and up-to-date coverage of online research Designed to strengthen students’ critical thinking and communication skills
|Author||: Samuel S. Wineburg|
|Editor||: Critical Perspectives on the P|
Whether he is comparing how students and historians interpret documentary evidence or analyzing children's drawings, Wineburg's essays offer rough maps of how ordinary people think about the past and use it to understand the present. These essays acknowledge the role of collective memory in filtering what we learn in school and shaping our historical thinking.
|Author||: James West Davidson|
|Editor||: Yale University Press|
How did a land and people of such immense diversity come together under a banner of freedom and equality to form one of the most remarkable nations in the world? Everyone from young adults to grandparents will be fascinated by the answers uncovered in James West Davidson’s vividly told A Little History of the United States. In 300 fast-moving pages, Davidson guides his readers through 500 years, from the first contact between the two halves of the world to the rise of America as a superpower in an era of atomic perils and diminishing resources. In short, vivid chapters the book brings to life hundreds of individuals whose stories are part of the larger American story. Pilgrim William Bradford stumbles into an Indian deer trap on his first day in America; Harriet Tubman lets loose a pair of chickens to divert attention from escaping slaves; the toddler Andrew Carnegie, later an ambitious industrial magnate, gobbles his oatmeal with a spoon in each hand. Such stories are riveting in themselves, but they also spark larger questions to ponder about freedom, equality, and unity in the context of a nation that is, and always has been, remarkably divided and diverse.
|Author||: Sam Wineburg|
|Editor||: University of Chicago Press|
Let’s start with two truths about our era that are so inescapable as to have become clichés: We are surrounded by more readily available information than ever before. And a huge percentage of it is inaccurate. Some of the bad info is well-meaning but ignorant. Some of it is deliberately deceptive. All of it is pernicious. With the internet always at our fingertips, what’s a teacher of history to do? Sam Wineburg has answers, beginning with this: We definitely can’t stick to the same old read-the-chapter-answer-the-questions-at-the-back snoozefest we’ve subjected students to for decades. If we want to educate citizens who can sift through the mass of information around them and separate fact from fake, we have to explicitly work to give them the necessary critical thinking tools. Historical thinking, Wineburg shows us in Why Learn History (When It’s Already on Your Phone), has nothing to do with test prep–style ability to memorize facts. Instead, it’s an orientation to the world that we can cultivate, one that encourages reasoned skepticism, discourages haste, and counters our tendency to confirm our biases. Wineburg draws on surprising discoveries from an array of research and experiments—including surveys of students, recent attempts to update history curricula, and analyses of how historians, students, and even fact checkers approach online sources—to paint a picture of a dangerously mine-filled landscape, but one that, with care, attention, and awareness, we can all learn to navigate. It’s easy to look around at the public consequences of historical ignorance and despair. Wineburg is here to tell us it doesn’t have to be that way. The future of the past may rest on our screens. But its fate rests in our hands.
|Author||: William Dudley|
Presents a collection of primary and secondary documents offering varying opinions on events in American history.
|Author||: Associate Professor of History Julie K Degraffenried,Associate Professor and Director for Oral History Stephen M Sloan|
The study of U.S. history is experiencing a transformation as instructors reconsider traditional national narratives that frame understandings of the history of the nation and the world. Placing U.S. history in its broader, international context enriches our understanding of the past. Ideal for use in teaching U.S. History, the United States in the World, and similar survey classes, The United States in Global Perspective: A Primary Source Reader provides students with a vibrant collection of primary sources and gives instructors a tool that globalizes instruction. Through a variety of textual and visual sources, students can investigate the long history of the region's engagement with the world as well as the ways in which the world has shaped the United States. Additionally, each chapter will include a section that presents a quick global overview of a specific topic or issue, using sources from varying locations and time periods. Instructors will find various pathways to follow specific themes throughout the book, such as labor, immigration, environmental history, African American history, urban history, and women's rights. The United States in Global Perspective will serve as a resource to help students understand the history of the United States through a more comprehensive and inclusive lens.