9780963321855

Bring History Alive

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  • ISBN13:

    9780963321855

  • ISBN10:

    0963321854

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1996-12-01
  • Publisher: Natl Council for the Social

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Summary

A resource manual created by teachers and for teachers who wish to engage in an inquiry-based approach to historical knowledge and historical understanding.

Table of Contents

Introduction iii
Part I: Approaching World History: Foundations of Good Teaching 1(52)
Rationale: Why Study History
1(5)
Methods: Historical Thinking Skills
6(10)
Explorations:
16(37)
``Adding Inquiry to the `Inquiry' Method''
16(5)
Clair W. Keller
``The Case for `Big History'''
21(10)
David Christian
``Central Themes for World History''
31(9)
Ross E. Dunn
``Patterns and Comparisons in the Human Drama''
40(10)
Jean Elliott Johnson
``And Now for Something Completely Different: Gendering the World History Survey''
50(3)
Judith P. Zinsser
Part II: Toward Historical Comprehension: Essay and Examples of Classroom Activities 53(234)
Approaches to World History
53(234)
The Beginnings of Human Society
55(11)
``Is the Concept of Race a Relic?''
56(5)
Robert Lee Hotz
Sample Student Activities
61(5)
Early Civilizations and the Emergence of Pastoral Peoples, 4000-1000 BCE
66(17)
``Collapse of Earliest Known Empire Is Linked to Long Harsh Drought''
68(4)
John Noble Wilford
Sample Student Activities
72(11)
Classical Traditions, Major Religions, and Giant Empires, 1000 BCE-300 CE
83(33)
``From the Axial Age to the New Age: Religion as a Dynamic of World History''
85(11)
Carlton H. Tucker
Sample Student Activities
96(20)
Expanding Zones of Exchange and Encounter, 300-1000 CE
116(26)
``The Experiences of Christian Missions to the East and West''
118(7)
Jerry H. Bentley
Sample Student Activities
125(17)
Intensified Hemispheric Interactions, 1000-1500 CE
142(27)
``Islam as a Special World-System''
144(8)
John Obert Voll
Sample Student Activities
152(17)
The Emergence of the First Global Age, 1450-1770
169(29)
``The Potato Connection''
171(6)
Alfred W. Crosby
Sample Student Activities
177(21)
An Age of Revolutions, 1750-1914
198(34)
``Democracy's Place in World History''
200(11)
Steven Muhlberger
Phil Paine
Sample Student Activities
211(21)
A Half-Century of Crisis and Achievement, 1900-1945
232(20)
``Russia in World History''
234(3)
Marilynn Hitchens
Sample Student Activities
237(15)
The 20th Century Since 1945: Promises and Paradoxes
252(20)
The Economist, ``The New English Empire''
254(6)
Sample Student Activities
260(12)
World History Across the Eras
272(15)
``Migrations of Africans to the Americas: The Impact on Africans, Africa, and the New World''
273(11)
Patrick Manning
Sample Student Activities
284(3)
Part III: Teaching Resources 287(1)
Introduction to Resources
287(1)
General Resources
288(11)
Era Specific Resources
299

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