9781138052871-1138052876-Creating Citizens: Teaching Civics and Current Events in the History Classroom, Grades 6–9

Creating Citizens: Teaching Civics and Current Events in the History Classroom, Grades 6–9

ISBN-13: 9781138052871
ISBN-10: 1138052876
Edition: 1
Author: Cooper, Sarah
Publication date: 2017
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Paperback 158 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781138052871
ISBN-10: 1138052876
Edition: 1
Author: Cooper, Sarah
Publication date: 2017
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Paperback 158 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Cooper, Sarah wrote Creating Citizens: Teaching Civics and Current Events in the History Classroom, Grades 6–9 comprising 158 pages back in 2017. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1138052876 and 9781138052871. Since then Creating Citizens: Teaching Civics and Current Events in the History Classroom, Grades 6–9 textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

Description

Engage students in meaningful civic learning and encourage them to become active and informed citizens. With this essential book, co-published by Routledge and MiddleWeb, you will gain a variety of practical strategies for teaching civics and current events to your middle school students. Author and expert teacher Sarah Cooper takes you into her school and shares her classroom-tested methods and tools.

Topics include:

  • Fitting current events into an already-packed history curriculum
  • Staying nonpartisan and fostering balanced discussions
  • Helping students find their stake in the news
  • Teaching civic literacy through primary sources, then and now
  • Encouraging students to invest in analytical writing
  • Fostering student ownership of our classrooms through discussion and debate
  • Cultivating citizenship through empathy and community engagement

Throughout the book, you’ll find student examples, handouts, and rubrics, so that you can easily implement the ideas in your own classroom. By getting your students to think critically about current events, you will help them become passionate writers, thinkers, and involved citizens.

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