I am trying to implement the use of Public Forum Debate into my curriculum and was wondering if anyone had a good set of lesson plans to teach this to my students and then run a debate? Thank you for any help you can give me.See More
"Thank you, & I have looked at this. Just came across an article slamming the left for treating McCarthy as a villain, and not a hero. Just trying to figure out if I need to adjust my views of McCarthy, as a historian. As…"
How do you teach about Joseph McCarthy & McCarthyism in your classroom? Should we treat McCarthy as a hero (as the far right advocates), or continue to see him as a bully? Is the Venona Project credible or full of holes? I would like to hear your thoughts. I still see him as a bully who added to the hysteria of the 2nd Red Scare and ruined the lives of those called before his Senate Committee with no evidence. I also have many questions as to the credibility of the Venona Project. I am…See More
"These touch on imperialims as well because we combine WWI and Imperialism, but hopefull it helps
1) Should a Republic, like the USA, be an Imperialist Power?
2) When is it okay to violate the sovereignty of another…"
"What enduring understanding do you want kids to walk away with Steve? If you can pinpoint what you want students to remember 10 years from now, you may be able to develop a question that leads in that direction. Just thinking out loud..."
"I use a similar question for WWI and WWII - How did America affect WWI, and how did WWI affect America? It works for 8th grade students, as it allows them to place the US in the international sphere and also lets them make…"
"I haven't taught World War I in years - since I switched from 11th grade to 8th grade but I always used ...
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Greetings to All,I am looking for one Essential Question covering World War I in my Modern US History class. Do you have one you like? I would be open to any guiding questions you have on Causes of US Involvement, Wilson's War Message, Financing the war, Forced Loyalty, War Time Economy, Post War Economics, Impact on Minorities & Women, just to name a few areas.See More
"This is along the lines of what everyone else is giving you. Family history, Local history, Veterans history, Music history (research the history of a favorite band & influences) My 8th graders are doing the Veterans history, which…"
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