Abstract 8- Volume 1, Number 3, Summer 2006

Social Studies Research and Practice

Volume 1, Number 3, Winter 2006



Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan: Going Home

Cynthia Szymanski Sunal
The University of Alabama


This lesson plan can be used with elementary students to discuss the geographical concept of place. It uses a trade book, Going Home, to foster students’ consideration of their individual development and identity and its relationship to place

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About the Author(s)…

Cynthia Szymanski Sunal is Professor of Social Studies Education at The University of Alabama. She is the author of numerous books, chapters, and articles on social studies education. Contact information: cvsunal@bamaed.ua.edu, The University of Alabama