TASK 17. White Out

Building both historical knowledge and literacy skills requires that student wrestle with text and apply inquiry and analysis to understand the continuity and change that applies to a wide variety of the concepts studies in history class. This strategy assists students in doing that by removing (or ‘whiting out’) context clues from text/images and asking students to uncover context by sorting out the meaning of words and phrases; integrating multiple sources of information; determining main ideas; and citing textual evidence.