Investigating Family, Food, and Housing Themes in Social Studies
Investigating Family, Food, and Housing Themes in Social Studies

Investigating Family, Food, and Housing Themes in Social Studies

by Cynthia Williams Resor

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475832020
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/2017
Pages: 138
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Cynthia W. Resor was a middle and high school social studies teacher before earning her Ph.D. in history. She is currently a professor of social studies education at Eastern Kentucky University.

Table of Contents

Author’s Note
Introduction
Chapter 1: Family—Home is Where the Heart Is
Defining Family
In the Classroom
Notes
Chapter 2 Housing—Home, Sweet Home
Architecture of Houses: Mass-produced or Vernacular?
Life at Home – Then and Now
Houses of Peasants and Farmers – The Average Working Household
How do Historical Sources Affect Interpretations of Houses and Homes?
In the Classroom
Notes
Chapter 3: Housework and Domestic Service—A Woman’s Work is Never Done
Domestic Service in America History
Solving the Servant Problem
In the Classroom
Notes
Chapter 4: Food—We Are What We Eat
Pre-Industrial Diet of the Medieval Peasant
Food, Dining, and Social Status
In the Classroom
Notes
Chapter 5: Home Cooking From Scratch
History of Recipes & Cookbooks - Ancient World to Twentieth Century
Advertising, Reform, and Home Cooking – late 1800s to mid-1900s
Pure, Safe, Wholesome, Healthful - Who Decides?
In the Classroom
Notes
Chapter 6: Education Theories Behind the Themes
Thematic Instruction
Place-Based Education
Culturally Responsive Teaching
Aligning to Standards
Notes
Works Cited
Index
About the Author

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