Remembrance of Things Past: Examining the Role of Personal Memory in Retelling Historical Events


  • Sep 4 2010 1:23 PM

    Kathyleen Bishop

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students share their recollections of September 11, 2001, or another significant event. They then conduct in-class interviews to gather information from their peers about their memories of the event to write an article, and write reflections that examine the role of first-hand accounts in recorded history.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, United States History


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning