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 email@example.com All International customers (exception US and Asia) please contact Nelson.international@ne lson.com
|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||: 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||: 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||: 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||: 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||: 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||: 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 Henry,Michael Henry Ph D|
|Editor||: Sherpa Learning, LLC|
Threads of History is a supplemental resource that provides a thematic review of AP U.S. History course content while building essential historical thinking skills. The Teacher Edition was heavily revamped for the 3rd Edition based on feedback we received over the life of the 2nd Edition. The TE now includes the complete content of the Student Edition, along with myriad additional resources to extend and support the core lessons. Integrated lesson plans, designed to be used in a typical 50 minute class period, make it possible to immediately integrate Threads into your existing curriculum. Discussion Questions and additional primary and secondary source documents allow you to expand on key topics covered in the core lessons. 19 Long Essay Questions (LEQs) and 3 Document-Based Questions (DBQs) with detailed suggested response guidelines can be used in exams, in class, or homework assignments. The amount of material you need to cover in AP U.S. History is immense. Use Threads of History throughout the year to reinforce critical thinking skills and extend the topics and themes you covered (or didn't cover) in class. Or use Threads in the weeks leading up to the exam for a higher caliber of test prep.
|Author||: Dave Eaton|
|Editor||: Bloomsbury Publishing|
This innovative textbook demystifies the subject of world history through a diverse range of case studies. Each chapter looks at an event, person, or place commonly included in comprehensive textbooks, from prehistory to the present and from across the globe – from the Kennewick Man to gladiators and modern-day soccer and globalization – and digs deeper, examining why historians disagree on the subject and why their debates remain relevant today. By taking the approach of 'unwrapping the textbook,' David Eaton reveals how historians think, making it clear that the past is not nearly as tidy as most textbooks suggest. Provocative questions like whether ancient Greece was shaped by contact with Egypt provide an entry point into how history professors may sharply disagree on even basic narratives, and how historical interpretations can be influenced by contemporary concerns. By illuminating these historiographical debates, and linking them to key skills required by historians, World History through Case Studies shows how the study of history is relevant to a new generation of students and teachers.
|Author||: Vincent Douglas,School Specialty Publishing|
|Editor||: School Specialty Publishing|
The Complete Book of United States History provides 352 pages of fun exercises for students in grades 3 to 5 that teaches important lessons in U.S. History! The exercises cover pre-United States history with the native peoples of the American continent to present day, and it also includes a complete answer key, user-friendly activities, and easy-to-follow instructions. --Over 4 million in print! Designed by leading experts, books in the Complete Book series help children in grades preschool-6 build a solid foundation in key subject areas for learning succss. Complete Books are the most thorough and comprehensive learning guides available, offering high-interest lessons to encourage learning and fun, full-color illustrations to spark interest. Each book also features challenging concepts and activities to movtivate independent study, and a complete answer key to measure performance and guide instruction.