Friday, December 17, 2010

Historical Storybooks

When you combine historical events with creative storytelling, you can come up with some very powerful stories! The real trick is to find a creative way to tell the stories so the result does not sound like a history textbook or a research paper but an exciting legend instead.

You can get some ideas about how to do that by looking at these past Storybooks on historical topics.

Online Resources: In general, Wikipedia is an excellent resource for historical topics, and you can also find great History Books page. For more books of history and historical legends, check out the history genre at Baldwin Project and the many books at the Heritage History website.

And here is a great cartoon from Mark Parisi about the importance of history:



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