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Many document readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Source combines a rich selection of primary sources with in-depth instructions for how to use each type of source. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each chapter familiarizes students with a single type of source while focusing on an intriguing historical episode such as the Cherokee Removal or the 1894 Pullman Strike. Students practice working with a diverse range of source types including photographs, diaries, oral histories, speeches, advertisements, political cartoons, and more. A capstone chapter in each volume prompts students to synthesize information on a single topic from a variety of source types. The wide range of topics and sources across 28 chapters provides students with all they need to become fully engaged with America's history.

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Genre: History
Author: Victoria Bissell Brown
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
Release: 2019-09-18
File: 374 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781319106263

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Lots of readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Source gives students a clear method for how to use them. The reader's strong pedagogical framework, developed by historians with extensive teaching experience, helps students learn how to ask fruitful questions in order to evaluate documents effectively and develop critical reading skills. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each chapter introduces students to the excitement of working with documents by focusing on a single intriguing historical episode. The reader's wide variety of chapter topics that complement the survey course and its rich diversity of sources -- from personal letters to political cartoons -- provokes students' interest as it teaches them the skills they need to successfully grapple with historical sources.

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Genre: History
Author: Victoria Bissell Brown
Publisher: Macmillan
Release: 2007-09-04
File: 400 Pages
ISBN-13: 0312448228

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Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Author: Victoria Bissell Brown
Publisher: Bedford/st Martins
Release: 2004
File: 358 Pages
ISBN-13: 0312402058

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Many document readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Source combines a rich diversity of primary and secondary sources with in-depth instructions for how and when to use each type of source. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each of the main chapters employs a single type of source — from personal letters to political cartoons — while focusing on an intriguing historical episode such as the Cherokee Removal or the 1894 Pullman Strike. A new capstone chapter in each volume prompts students to synthesize information on a single topic from a variety of source types. The wide range of topics and sources across 28 chapters — 6 of them new — provide students with all they need to become fully engaged with America’s history.

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Genre: History
Author: Victoria Bissell Brown
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Release: 2011-08-08
File: 400 Pages
ISBN-13: 031265278X

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Many document readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Source combines a rich selection of primary sources with in-depth instructions for how to use each type of source. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each chapter familiarizes students with a single type of source while focusing on an intriguing historical episode such as the Cherokee Removal or the 1894 Pullman Strike. Students practice working with a diverse range of source types including photographs, diaries, oral histories, speeches, advertisements, political cartoons, and more. A capstone chapter in each volume prompts students to synthesize information on a single topic from a variety of source types. The wide range of topics and sources across 28 chapters provides students with all they need to become fully engaged with America's history.

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Genre: History
Author: Victoria Bissell Brown
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
Release: 2019-09-06
File: 404 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781319106300

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Lots of readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Source gives students a clear method for how to use them. The reader's strong pedagogical framework, developed by historians with extensive teaching experience, helps students learn how to ask fruitful questions in order to evaluate documents effectively and develop critical reading skills. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each chapter introduces students to the excitement of working with documents by focusing on a single intriguing historical episode. The reader's wide variety of chapter topics that complement the survey course and its rich diversity of sources -- from personal letters to political cartoons -- provokes students' interest as it teaches them the skills they need to successfully grapple with historical sources.

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Genre: History
Author: Victoria Bissell Brown
Publisher: Macmillan
Release: 2007-09-07
File: 416 Pages
ISBN-13: 0312448236

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It’s been almost 30 years since the first edition of Going to the Sources: A Guide to Historical Research and Writing was first published. Newly revised and updated, the sixth edition of this bestselling guide helps students at all levels meet the challenge of writing their first (or their first “real”) research paper. Presenting various schools of thought, this useful tool explores the dynamic, nature, and professional history of research papers, and shows readers how to identify, find, and evaluate both primary and secondary sources for their own writing assignments. This new edition addresses the shifting nature of historical study over the last twenty years. Going to the Sources: A Guide to Historical Research and Writing includes: A new section analyzing attempts by authors of historical works to identify and cultivate the appropriate public for their writings, from scholars appealing to a small circle of fellow specialists, to popular authors seeking mass readership A handy style guide for creating footnotes, endnotes, bibliographical entries, as well as a list of commonly used abbreviations Advanced Placement high school and undergraduate college students taking history courses at every level will benefit from the engaging, thoughtful, and down-to-earth advice within this hands-on guide.

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Genre: History
Author: Anthony Brundage
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2017-06-26
File: 176 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781119262749

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Using an expert interview approach to primary research, this book shares secrets from professional researchers for integrating online skills with interviews, hands-on public records research, and documents and printed materials not available on the Internet. Provided are tips and resources for using online research to locate sources, prepare for interviews, and evaluate information. Topics covered include getting through gatekeepers, obtaining hard-to-find information, and using primary sources to complement online research.

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Genre: Computers
Author: Risa Sacks
Publisher: Information Today, Inc.
Release: 2001
File: 420 Pages
ISBN-13: 0910965536

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Super Smart Information Strategies: Go straight to the Source provides students with practical information on how to use primary sources. Readers are encouraged to think critically as they conduct research, collaborate with fellow students and present their findings in new and different ways.

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: Kristin Fontichiaro
Publisher: Cherry Lake
Release: 2010-01-01
File: 32 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781602797703

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Using primary sources to teach history, which goes beyond rote memorization of dates and facts, has been incorporated into the educational standards of nearly every state. For overburdened K-12 teachers, librarians, and media specialists, complying with those standards is easier said than done. In this useful handbook, expert author Susan Veccia offers readers practical ways to incorporate these standards into their curriculum, using the resources of the Library of Congress's American Memory Website. This national treasure and resource for bringing history alive is home to over 100 digitized collections of primary sources - more than 7.5 million documents! While the wealth of information on this site is freely available, its magnitude can seem overwhelming. This hands-on insider's guide helps educators and librarians navigate the information and learn when, where, and how to incorporate these online primary documents into the curriculum. The author along with four contributors - three teachers, one librarian - share practical lessons and personal stories that illustrate: How American Memory resources can be used to teach history, information; Literacy, and critical thinking in elem

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Genre: Education
Author: Susan H. Veccia
Publisher: American Library Association
Release: 2004
File: 143 Pages
ISBN-13: 0838908624

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