Explore how an integrated World Literature/World History class incorporates reading, writing, and critical thinking prevalent in the Common Core Standards. Leave with a sample unit that blends history and literature.
A student-centered, adaptable unit that includes teaching strategies to help students learn more about their own, individual values while using skills related to research and the Common Core standards.
Using primary and secondary resources from ancient Rome and current events, participants will learn how to develop student's skills in historical thinking and reading. Ready-to-go lessons and strategies are provided.
Participants will be actively engaged in this researched-based and standards-based session. Teachers will explore simulations on colonization, government, geography, and more. Aristotle said "learn by doing!!"
Presenters use cutting-edge historical debates to enrich global history lessons. Participants will learn innovative strategies for teaching modern Asia and Africa, Cold War, and war crimes using creative, comparative approaches.