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What happens when students read multiple source documents in history?

What happens when students read multiple source documents in history?

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Published by National Reading Research Center, U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Educational Resources Information Center in Athens, Ga, [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History -- Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • Human information processing

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSteven A. Stahl ... [et al.]
    SeriesReading research report -- no. 45.
    ContributionsStahl, Steven A., National Reading Research Center (U.S.), Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16268153M
    OCLC/WorldCa35641880

    Carefully prepared documents, especially at the beginning of the school year, can be critical to this. Scaffolding There are many ways to support students’ reading of difficult documents. Here are a few strategies. Background knowledge about what students are reading can help them make sense of the text. Consider what they need to know about. I fold reading practice — such as distinguishing between fact and opinion, and fiction and nonfiction — into social studies. Investigate sources. When I read a book aloud to my class, I model how to examine the sources of information used by the author and illustrator. Author's notes are particularly valuable.

    Bring the history of Florida to life with Primary Sources: Florida. Students can engage in meaningful discussion as they uncover firsthand accounts of Florida history, visually appealing primary source documents and artifacts from Florida's rich past. Reading secondary historical sources is a skill which may be acquired and must be practiced. Reading academic material well is an active process that can be far removed from the kind of pleasure reading most of us are used to. Sure, history may sometimes be dry, but you'll find success reading even the most difficult material if you can master these skills.

    This study examined the effects of historical reasoning strategy instruction on 11th-grade students. Students learned historical inquiry strategies using 20th Century American history topics ranging from the Spanish-American war to the Gulf of Tonkin incident. In addition, students learned a pre-writing strategy for composing argumentative essays related to each historical event. When writing for history classes, students are often called on to read and analyze primary unately, this is a task that many students just aren't prepared for. We're all used to reading textbooks and taking notes in a lecture, but what do you do when you're looking at a first-hand account of history?


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What happens when students read multiple source documents in history? Download PDF EPUB FB2

Some educators (e.g., Ravitch, ) have suggested that students use multiple source documents to study history. Such documents could be primary sources, such as legislative bills or eyewitness accounts; secondary sources, such as editorials; or tertiary sources, such as by: Some educators (Ravitch, ) have suggested that students use multiple source documents to study history.

Such documents could be primary sources, such as Congressional bills or eyewitness accounts, or secondary sources, such as later commentaries. This study examined the processes used when 19 tenth-grade high school students were presented source documents about a controversial Author: Steven A.

Stahl. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Interpreting documents and using them in analytical essays or papers is one of the most basic and yet one of the most intricate skills that historians employ.

As teachers, we need to be more explicit and more "transparent" when we teach students how to analyze documents.

Preparing and modifying primary source documents so that all students can read and analyze them in their history classrooms. Rationale Although they are useful for engaging students in the past, and teaching them to think historically, primary source documents often use antiquated or.

U.S. Historycovers the breadth of the chronological history of the United States and also provides the necessary depth to ensure the course is manageable for instructors and students alike. U.S. History is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of most courses.

The authors introduce key forces and major developments that together form the American experience, with particular. This is one of the best history books for history students interested in Africa and the New Imperialism period. Although this is quite a lengthy novel, with around pages, Packenham goes into great depth in order to maintain factual accuracy and despite its length, the book remains and interesting and eye-opening read.

For example, this page recommends active skimming as an effective reading tool, but primary source documents often cannot and should not be skimmed as easily. So the tools described on this page are intended primarily to help you read scholarly works about history.] Reading as Conversation.

It may seem like reading is a solitary art. InJames Madison and Thomas Jefferson discussed by letter the kinds of texts that should be required reading at the recently founded university in Virginia.

“It is certainly very material that the true doctrines of liberty, as exemplified in our Political System, should be inculcated on those who are to sustain and may administer it,” Madison wrote.

“It is, at the same time,” he. The source named may not be the exact source that the student used. Once a paper has been submitted to Turnitin, it is in the database forever. Reality: Turnitin offers students the ability to "opt out" of the database and provides institutions with the option of having an institutional database of student papers.

Student papers may be. Source documents are the physical basis upon which business transactions are recorded. Source documents are typically retained for use as evidence when auditors later review a company's financial statements, and need to verify that transactions have, in fact, usually contain the following information.

If you take these factors into account, you should be able to read and understand the historical implications of your primary source. This page was adapted from the website by Patrick Rael, "Reading, Writing, and Researching for History: A Guide for College Students,"(Brunswick, ME:.

If a large number of students don’t do well on a high-stakes assessment, we need to reflect back on the teaching and make necessary adjustments in the future.

From Cumulative Files. It’s difficult to find the time to read students’ files, but if you haven’t before, trust me, it’s well worth it. Much information is found in these files. A classic among progressive history texts, Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States tells America's story from the perspective of.

While history students primarily get their information from textbooks, historians work with primary sources, documents written in the time of the event being studied. Teaching your students to.

Using Primary Sources: History’s Building Blocks. Overview. History is not a passive subject. Historians actively search out and analyze primary sources in order to tell the stories of our past. Read the same documents as in lesson VII.

Ancient China Read excerpts from The Analects X. Confucianism Read all of the previous lesson. The Roman Republic Read excerpts of Cicero’s letters XII. Christianity 1. Read Jesus Christ’s talk, “Sermon on the Mount.” 2. Read. For full functionality of this site it is necessary to enable JavaScript.

Here are the instructions how to enable JavaScript in your web browser. Primary Source Documents in U.S. History provides a rich collection of textual and visual documents in American history and an indispensible tool for working ively developed,Primary Source provides over text documents and over visual sources in American history.

All sources are accompanied by headnotes and focus questions and are searchable by textbook, theme, Reviews: 2. articles, books, and interviews with experts, for example. Secondary sources remove the student from the interpretation of history while presenting the author’s personal analysis and opinions.

Using a variety of secondary sources provides students with multiple perspectives, exposing them to a variety of opinions and interpretations. These rigorous, multiple forms of assessment require students to apply what they're learning to real world tasks. These include standards-based projects and assignments that require students to apply their knowledge and skills, such as designing a building or investigating the water quality of a nearby pond; clearly defined rubrics (or criteria.After students listened to the books read aloud, they closely read short exerpts from these texts, underlined language that revealed each author's point of view, and wrote annotations.

Then the teacher shared a third "text" or source—a video clip in which a .Encyclopedias edit and update entries, citing sources and using reliable authors. As a reader, you must be careful about what you consult as a reliable source of information.

That a source is in print or posted on the Web does not automatically make it trustworthy. You can always find information on any source.