Multicultural American History Through Children's Literature

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This integrated teacher resource provides lesson ideas for the instruction of social studies and history concepts within the context of quality multicultural children's books and picture books. Each chapter focuses on three picture books related to various multicultural themes in American history. Chapters are organized chronologically, and by theme, and include book summaries, materials lists, student-centered activities, related books and poetry, and links to national history standards. Multicultural themes ...

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Overview

This integrated teacher resource provides lesson ideas for the instruction of social studies and history concepts within the context of quality multicultural children's books and picture books. Each chapter focuses on three picture books related to various multicultural themes in American history. Chapters are organized chronologically, and by theme, and include book summaries, materials lists, student-centered activities, related books and poetry, and links to national history standards. Multicultural themes include: Old West American Revolution Slavery Civil War World War II and the Holocaust Vietnam Native Americans

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563089558
  • Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/8/2003
  • Series: Through Children's Literature
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 8.48 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Meet the Author

KAY A. CHICK is an Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at Penn State Altoona, where she teaches courses in educational psychology and educational theory and policy.

Dr. DEBORAH ELLERMEYER is an Assistant Professor at Clarion University of Pennsylvania where she currently teaches courses in language arts methodology and reading problems. Other teacher resource books that she has recently published include Perfect Poems for Teaching Phonics and Teaching Math with Favorite Picture Books.

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