Teaching Civics and Current Events in the History Classroom, Grades 6–9
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Learn how to encourage students to become active and informed citizens while effectively weaving the present into an already-packed history curriculum.
Practical strategies address such topics as how to stay nonpartisan and foster balanced discussions, how to help students to think critically and find their stake in the news, and how to teach civic literacy using primary sources. Throughout are a variety of classroom-tested methods, student examples, handouts, and suggestions for implementation.