Thinking Historically through Writing

Created by Bard College Institute for Writing & Thinking

NYS Common Core Grades 11 & 12:
United States History and Government
Participation in Government and Civics

The purpose of this workshop is to provide tools for teachers to understand how to better help their students learn about the law. Featuring primary source documents from the era of John Locke to contemporary times, these materials include information about text rendering, collaborative reading, radical revision, process writing, and metacognitive thinking. Other tips for teachers include different types of informal writing, creating dialectical response journals, and different principles of writing.

This lesson plan meets the following guidelines of New York State’s Common Core Social Studies Framework (2017):

Workshop Materials PDF

Teacher Activities PDF

Image citation: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-28379. 

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