Introduction: teaching middle school history: it's not quite elementary school ... it's not quite high school -- Day to day: providing structure and routines for a middle school history classroom -- Comprehension and analysis of expository texts in history: what does it say? What does it mean? -- Evaluation of text: what's the perspective? -- Writing in history: making arguments, backing them up, and citing sources -- Relevance: why does this matter to me? Social context, historical legacy, and current events -- Engagement: historical figures, field trips, and games -- Inquiry: project-based learning -- Assessment: the changing nature of assessment -- Epilogue: what is the future of history in middle school?
Middle Web, all about the Middle Grades -- Title page
- Includes bibliographical references