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Paperback Divided We Stand: Teaching about Conflict in U.S. History Book

ISBN: 0325003297

ISBN13: 9780325003290

Divided We Stand: Teaching about Conflict in U.S. History

Our students face conflict every day, and one of the best opportunities to help them make sense of it is in the study of American history. Here we find conflict of all kinds, most often as an agent of... This description may be from another edition of this product.

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A "must" for every History teacher

Divided We Stand is a wonderful companion to Jim Percoco's A Passion for the Past. It provides a thoughtful and fresh viewpoint toward teaching some of the major conflicts in American History, such as the American Revolution, the Battle of the Little Big Horn, the Civil Rights movement, Gender issues, and Vietnam. Each unit presented covers clear and specific ideas for building the unit, as well as suggestions for extra-textbook sources, such as poetry, videos, fiction, field trips, primary sources, and re-enactors. The writing is engaging and filled with enthusiasm, which you will undoubtedly take with you to your classroom. This source is so full of ideas and practical information that you will find yourself reading it over and over and keeping it on the top of your desk for daily reference. Thanks, Jim, for providing such a terrific source - full of lessons I always hope to develop, but never get to in the rush of the school year.

A must for teachers of American history

This is a thoughtful and useful guide to teaching about conflict in the American history classroom. Written in a very personal style, "Divided We Stand" provides everything a teacher needs from inspiration to lesson plans. The author hopes his book will make a difference. In the hands of teachers, it will!

A must read for all thinkers!

Jim Percoco has done an outstanding job of showing how creative and exciting teaching leads students to explore their own lives as well as those in the US regarding conficts in all aspects of our history.Well written and stimulating, the book gives clear detailed examples of how teachers can make history come alive in real and meaningful ways that relate to daily reality all around us.From the Vietnam War to Civil and Women¡­s Rights, the book takes us on a journey of discovery. Highly recommended.
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