This is the discussion area for educators interested in sharing ideas and questions related to teaching history using the broad themes of human nature.
Latest Activity: Jul 13, 2011
Parts of a unit on 3 worlds meet for 8th grade.I focused on the themes of technology in society and the quest for economic opportunity and material security. Definitely still a work in progress...Continue
Started by Alissa Wardwell. Last reply by G. Dale Greenawald Jul 8, 2011.
I posted in comments but I think maybe I should have begun a discussion so this is a repost.
Started by Toni Shannon. Last reply by G. Dale Greenawald Jul 7, 2011.
Dale,I know you wanted all of these earlier, but I just got back from 3 1/2 weeks in Germany with the in-laws (it was more fun than it sounds) and I was too jetlagged to get my act together yesterday. I added a 5 paragraph essay as the culminating…Continue
Started by Heather Beck. Last reply by G. Dale Greenawald Jul 7, 2011.
I am uploading the lessons separately. You will find them listed down in the replies. Sadly they showed up out of order though they were uploaded in order. Oh well. Feel free to make suggestions.
Started by Rachel McNeil. Last reply by G. Dale Greenawald Jul 6, 2011.
I would appreciate any ideas on how to improve activities and my essential questions. I also wanted to include a lesson on Slave Culture and how parts of African cultures survived slavery and played a role in the resilience of enslaved people--so…Continue
Started by Jami Bahmer. Last reply by G. Dale Greenawald Jul 2, 2011.
I reworked some of the lessons. My lesson plans tend to be on the basic open ended side as I tend to grow on the move. I'm still struggling with "did I hit the goal I was aiming at". Any suggestions would be helpful.
Started by Sara Koester. Last reply by G. Dale Greenawald Jul 1, 2011.
I'm still struggling with focusing down my essential questions. Any suggestions?
Started by Sara Koester. Last reply by G. Dale Greenawald Jun 29, 2011.