Title

Teaching historical narratives: Not just a page out of history

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

Australian Literacy Educators' Association

School

School of Education

RAS ID

24715

Comments

Originally published as: Naylor, D. (2017). Teaching historical narratives: Not just a page out of history. Practical Literacy: The Early & Primary Years, 22(2), 16-20. Original article available here

Abstract

The article focuses on adoption of historical narratives by teacher for encouragement of literacy learning. Topics discussed include provision of meaningful opportunities by historical fiction for extension of reading and writing skills among student; incorporation of several historical narratives such as the "The Legend of Moondyne Joe" book in classroom; and determination of language features of narratives.

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