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Reading History: A Practical Guide to Improving Literacy

Janet Allen and Christine Landaker


Having trouble interesting your students in history or the history textbook? Concerned about the ability of your students to actually read the textbook? Learn ways to tie reading strategies to the learning of history, and discover sources that will help history come alive for your students. Nationally known literacy advocate Janet Allen discusses strategies for teaching nonfiction reading using Joy Hakim's award winning A History of US series as the center of a blossoming campaign among educators to integrate literacy and history. Classroom tested at a variety of grade levels, real student sa ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780195165951
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195165951.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Janet Allen, author

Christine Landaker, author