Doing History: Investigating with Children in Elementary and Middle Schools

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Index

A
Activities, see also Authentic activities
dramatic, 144-145
Hot Seat activities, 155, 156
Open Mind, 155
perspective-taking, 141-144, 146-147, 155-156
sketch-to-stretch, 187-188
"What If . . . ?", 129
AD/BC, use of, 24
Adler, D., 139
Administrators, support of active inquiry, 79
Adoff, A., 40
African Americans, place in history, 6, 8, see also discrimination; racism
Agency, 125, 192
civic participation and, 133
current issues and, 104, 127-128, 133
effect on historical outcomes, 129
historical thinking and, 128
human, 3
instruction and, 85
personal, 108
Ahlberg, A., 118
Ahlberg, J., 118
Albert, M., 97, 121, 172, 175, 184
Aliki, M., 114, 115
Alleman, J., 27, 36
Allen, J., 3, 62, 68, 120
American Girls books, 177
American history, see also agency; perspective taking; sources, historical research
building on prior knowledge of, 160-161
concept development, 163
discussion activities, 162-163
diversity in, 157-160
extended projects in, 167-168
graphic organizers, 163, 160f
historical fiction, use of in understanding, 156
people, focus on, 154-155
perspective-taking activities and, 155-156
traditional teaching of, 154
American Revolution, 5, 24, 25, 140, 163, 167-168
American Revolution, The ( Carter), 168
Anderson, L., 60
Apartheid, 62, 63
Appleby, J., 2, 64
Appleseed, Johnny, 19-21, 23, 40
Apprenticeships, 14-15
Argument, constructive, 126
Armstrong, J., 95
Arnheim, R., 21, 184
Artifacts, historical, 4, 77, 78-79, 80
Artifact Think Sheets, 77, 78-77f
Arts, the
aesthetic perspective, interpreting from, 179
assessment and, 186-188
background knowledge and, 180-181
collecting historical data using, 181, 178f
as complementary to traditional sources, 173-174, 181
form/content, effect on interpretation, 174-175
historical context, importance of, 172-173, 177, 179, 180
historical understanding expressed through, 182-183
illustrated literature, 185
as intellectual risk taking, 184-186
organizing historical data, 181
as political/social commentary, 172, 179

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