Voices of Medieval England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales :
contemporary accounts of daily life /
Linda E. Mitchell, editor.
"Voices of Medieval England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales : Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life provides a broad selection of primary documents that are appropriate in level and content for a variety of readers. It includes dozens of primary document excerpts that illustrate important elements of daily life during the medieval period. Each document is accompanied by an introduction that supplies relevant historical background, context points to help readers evaluate the document, a description of the results and consequences of the document, and a 'Further Information' section listing important print and electronic resources as well as any relevant films or television programs. Covering an important curricular topic, this book provides extensive contextual material along with guidance to help students read documents. Additionally, it serves to support Common Core State Standards by helping students develop critical thinking skills through document analysis. Features: Provides tools and techniques for effectively evaluating the meaning and importance of the documents; Enables students to effectively incorporate information from primary documents into various school and personal research projects; Includes an 'Ask Yourself' section of questions about the document and the source era as well as a 'Topics to Consider' section that suggests themes to explore in an essay, online project, or class presentation"--From publisher's website.
Voices of an Era
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-258) and index.
Physical description: xxxix, 263 pages ; 29 cm.
9781610697873 (hardcopy : alk. paper)
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