Using Local Places & People in History Instruction

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What is one of the best ways to learn about your community?

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1. How should teachers decide which field trips to take their students on?

2. How can field trips build students' pride in their community?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

For history instruction, sometimes local places and people can be used to facilitate learning. Gauge your knowledge of this type of learning by using the worksheet and quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

If you use these resources, you can assess your understanding of:

  • Benefits of having a guest speaker over reading a passage from a book
  • An element that a guest speaker has that a book does not
  • The best ways to learn about community
  • How teachers can decide which field trips are right for students
  • The importance of field trips in relation to pride in the community

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on teaching history with local places and people
  • Information recall - access the details you picked up about the pros of having a guest speaker read a passage
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ways to use field trips to teach students the history of their community

Additional Learning

Learn more details by using the lesson called Using Local Places & People in History Instruction. Thanks to this lesson, you can:

  • Determine what history consists of
  • Examine what teachers should strive for when teaching their students about local history
  • See how history can be fun
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