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Making History Modules - Ethical Dimension

Ethical Dimension

 

Pre-Lesson

Understanding Our Worldviews: Students create posters to help identify how their particular worldviews might affect their study of history.

 

Content Application

Each of these scaffolds can be customized to support your unit of study while reinforcing the historical thinking concept.  

 

Common Pitfalls for Students of History

Current Issues and Historical Roots

Asking Critical Questions of the Past

 

 

Culminating Project/Connection to Local History

Taking a Historical Approach to Activism: This project asks students to compare the different roles of historians and activists, and allows students to think critically about the role of "historian-activists". Students plan a campaign for change about a current issue while considering the historical roots of the issue.

 

Teaching Reflection

Making History Teaching Reflection: Use this as a tool to refine and revise teaching strategies within this module.