Students Grasp World History with the Big Questions
Which ancient structure would you make the eighth wonder of the world? What was ancient China’s greatest contribution? Should the atomic bombs have been dropped on Japan? Students wrestle with the big questions of world history while participating in organized decision-making. Activate higher-level thinking while removing the stress of constantly working to keep students involved in discussions.
- Who Was the Most Significant Egyptian Pharaoh?
- Which Ancient Structure Would You Make the Eighth Wonder of the World?
- Who Had a More Notable Civilization?
- Which Philosopher’s Teachings Are Most Reflective of Modern-Day Thinking?
- What Was Ancient China’s Greatest Contribution?
- What Was the Islamic Golden Age’s Most Prominent Achievement?
- Who Benefitted More from the Columbian Exchange?
- Was Queen Victoria the Most Renowned British Monarch?
- Should the Atomic Bombs Have Been Dropped on Japan?
- Who Played a Bigger Role in Ending the Cold War?
Aligned to C3 and Common Core Standards.
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Middle school, high school. Reproducible. 95 pages.
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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!