Summary: ''In a history workshop, the teacher encourages students to become young historians, to practice history in imitation of professionals as a way of making the people and events of the past meaningful and relevant. Connecting with the Past is the first book to explore the history workshop approach at the middle and secondary levels.'' ''Using the Holocaust as a springboard for exploration, Connecting with the Past takes readers into a classroom history workshop, where students examine ...show morehistorical artifacts, investigate literature, and express what they've learned through writing. The book provides the theoretical framework and step-by-step details of how to put history workshops into practice; describes precisely how the author made each decision, from the planning stage to final student presentations; presents and analyzes extensive samples of student discussions and writing.''--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 94
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