Past, Present & Personal: Teaching Writing in U.S. History

Past, Present & Personal: Teaching Writing in U.S. History

by William Kashatus, Gary B. Nash
     
 

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In this book, the author offers methods to move students from basic descriptive writing to more complex expository essays and term papers on history.See more details below

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Overview

In this book, the author offers methods to move students from basic descriptive writing to more complex expository essays and term papers on history.

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From the Publisher
“This book provides precise blueprints for teaching teenagers to write in U.S. history classes. It does so with spirit, self-criticism, imagination, and good humor. Above all, it can inspire teachers to bring their classrooms alive . . .”–Gary B. Nash, Director, National Center for History in the Schools

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325004495
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
08/05/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
478,909
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.32(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

William C. Kashatus, a professional historian and writer, is former Director of Educational Programs at Chester County Historical Society, West Chester, Pennsylvania, where he curated the nationally recognized exhibit Just over the Line: Chester County and the Underground Railroad. He taught history for fifteen years in Philadelphia schools, including Abington Friends School, The Episcopal Academy, and the William Penn Charter School. He is the author of more than 250 essays in major periodicals and has written 16 books, including Past, Present, and Personal: Teaching Writing in U.S. History (Heinemann, 2002).

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