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Building Students' Historical Literacies Learning to Read and Reason with Historical Texts and Evidence

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ISBN-10: 0415808987

ISBN-13: 9780415808989

Edition: 2013

Authors: Jeffery Nokes

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How can teachers incorporate the richness of historical resources into classrooms in ways that are true to the discipline of history and are pedagogically sound?  This book explores the notion of historical literacy, adopts a research-supported stance on literacy processes, and promotes the integration of content-area literacy instruction into history content teaching.  It is unique in its focus on the discipline-specific literacies of historical inquiry. Addressing literacy from a historian’s rather than a a literacy specialist’s point of view, this book surveys a broad range of texts including those that historians and non-historians both use and produce in understanding history; and …    
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Book details

List price: $56.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/28/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Historical Literacies
Building Historical Literacies
Defining Historical Literacies
Teaching Historical Literacies
Developing an Appropriate Epistemic Stance for Working with Multiple Texts
Fluency with Strategies and Evidence
Using Historians' Heuristics for Working with Primary Sources
Helping Students Make Inferences with Artifacts
Developing Metaconceptual Understanding with Visual Texts
Developing Historical Empathy and Perspective Taking through Historical Fiction
Fostering Healthy Skepticism Using Textbooks and Secondary Sources
Avoiding Reductionist Thinking with Audio and Video Texts
Building an Argument with Quantitative Historical Evidence
Putting It All Together
Engaging in Critical Intertextual Analysis with Multimodal Texts
Finding a Pattern in Building Historical Literacies