Japan's Textbook Case: Exploring How Perspective Impacts the Telling of History


  • Aug 13 2010 12:47 PM

    Bob Benoit


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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore how accurately textbooks account for historical events. Then students examine current events and collaborate to write unbiased textbook entries for these events.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, American Democracy, World History


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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Administrators, Parents, Teachers


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Cooperative Learning