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History Writing Resources

Benjamin, J. R. (1987). A student's guide to history. New York, NY: St. Martin's.

Beyer, B. K. (1980). Using writing to learn history. History Teacher, 13, 167- 178.

Botein, S. Ed. (1977). Experiments in history teaching. Cambridge: Harvard U, Danforth Center.

Bozyk, D. (1986). Conversational writing: The value of informal letter writing in the college history course. In K. O'Dowd & E. Nolan (Eds.), Learning to write, writing to learn (pp. 39- 45). Livonia, MI: Madonna College Humanities Writing Program.

Briehan, J. R. (1986). Prewriting in college history courses. Perspectives: American Historical Association Newsletter, 24, 20- 21.

Brostoff, A., & Beyer, B. K. (1980). An approach to integrating writing into a history course. Journal of Basic Writing, 2, 36- 52.

Brundage, A. (1989). Going to the sources: A guide to historical research and writing. Arlington Heights, IL: Harlan Davidson

Cassara, E. (1985). The student as detective, an Undergraduate exercise in historiographical research. The History Teacher, 18, 581- 591.

Greene, S. (1993). The role of task in the development of academic thinking through reading and writing in a college history course. Research in the Teaching of English, 27, 46- 75.

Holsinger, D. (1983). Writing to learn history. In C. Thaiss (Ed.) Writing to learn: Essays and reflections on writing across the curriculum (pp. 49- 55). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

Keightley, D. (1979). Improving student skills in a history lecture course. History Teacher, 12, 171- 179.

Kent, Sherman. (1967). Writing history. 2nd. ed. New York: Appleton Century Crofts.

Kentleton, J. (1981). The importance of the essay. Teaching History, 29, 25- 27.

Levitin, Sonia. (1997). Discovering a story in history. The Writer: 9-11.

Lorence, J. L. (1983). The critical analysis of documentary evidence: Basic skills in the history classroom. Teaching History: A Journal of Methods, 8, 77- 84.

Mahoney, James (1981). Local history: A guide for research and writing. Washington, DC: National Education Association.

Marius, R. (1989). A short guide to writing about history. New York: Harper Collins.

Mulholland, B.M. (1987) It's not just the writing. In T. Fulwiler (Ed.), The journal book. (pp. 227- 238). Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook.

Rebhorn, M. (1985). What does "writing across the disciplines" mean to historians? Teaching English in the Two- Year College, 12, 265- 268.

Sherman, S. W. (1986). Inventing an elephant: history as composition. In T. Newkirk (Ed.), Only connect: Uniting reading and writing. (pp. 211- 226). Upper Montclair, NJ: Boynton/Cook.

Simon, L. (1991). Decoding writing assignments. History Teacher, 24, 149- 55.

Steffens, H. (1991). Using informal writing in large history classes: Helping students to find interest and meaning in history. Social Studies, 82, 107- 09.

Steffens, H. (1991). Helping students improve their own writing: The self- conference sheet. History Teacher, 24, 239- 41.

Steffens, H. (1989). Designing history writing assignments for student success. Social Studies, 80, 59- 63.

Steffens, H. (1987). Journals in the teaching of history. In T. Fulwiler (Ed.) The journal book (219- 226). Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Steffens, H. J., & Dickerson, M. J. (with T. Fulwiler). (1987). Writer's guide: History. Lexington, MA: D. C. Heath.

Stockton, Sharon. (1995). Writing in history: Narrating the subject of time. Written Communication: 47-73.

Strenski, E. (1982). Lightening the burden of assigned writing: Editing guides for self and peer evaluation. History Teacher, 16, (1), 9- 17.

Theiman, G. Y. (1992). Using fictional journals to study under-represented groups in history. Social Education, 56, 185- 86.

Watson, T. (1985). Writing to learn history. In A. R. Gere (Ed.), Roots in the sawdust: Writing to learn across the disciplines (pp. 137- 147). Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.

Woodward, C. Vann. (1986). Thinking Back: The Perils of Writing History. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press.