Persuasion Stations Tackle Big Questions in U.S. History
Who was the most influential person of the Civil Rights Movement? What was the greatest achievement of the United States in its history? Persuasion Station activities ask students to answer some of the biggest questions in U.S. history and prove their point. This all-in-one book comes with instructions for setting up Persuasion Stations, ready-to-use activities with post-activity questions, and reproducible blank templates to create your own Persuasion Stations. Topics include:
- Who Was the Most Significant Founding Mother?
- Does Sacajawea Deserve Her Fame?
- Which Painter’s Works Best Define the American Cowboy—Frederic Remington or Charles M. Russell?
- What Was the Main Reason for the Defeat of George Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn?
- Were the “Roaring Twenties” Really a Roar?
- Which WWII Conflict from the European Theater Should Be Studied in the Most Depth?
- Which WWII Conflict from the Pacific Theater Should Be Studied in the Most Depth?
- Who Was the Most Influential Person of the Civil Rights Movement?
- Should the U.S. Use the Electoral College or the Popular Vote to Determine the Presidency?
- What Was the Greatest Achievement of the United States in Its History?
Aligned with Common Core and C3.
©2018. 95 pages.
Book Download: PDF. Adobe® Reader® required to view PDF.
Print Book: Spiral-bound. 8 x 11 inches.
About the Author
Caleb Sanders has spent his time in education as a Social Studies teacher at the high school level for the last 16 years. He was recognized as one of the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award recipients in the state of Wyoming in 2015, and has been recognized as Teacher of the Year by his district. Caleb is the author of the Teacher’s Discovery® Easy Debates series and the SHOW ME Challenges and Clues series, as well as Creating Easy Mock Trials for Your Social Studies Classroom. He has created a steady stream of mock trials, debates, simulations, and other activities that he frequently uses in his classroom to engage students in lively learning. Caleb is married to Lexi Sanders, and they have three children. He loves astronomy, board games, puzzles, and collecting children’s books. His identical twin brother is his department chair at the same high school, which results in plenty of fun confusion!