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Workshop 2: Lectures & Activities

Reflection Two:
Interpretations of Common Sense


Watch the onscreen activity following Lecture Two.

You have seen the onscreen interpretations of Common Sense,created your own interpretation, and heard the rationale for the activity from Primary Sources curriculum developer Tamara Berman. Now consider the following questions:

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What are the advantages to engaging in primary source documents through activities like role-play and presentations?

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What other ways might you have your students engage with Common Sense?

Image of a group of teachers

Image of Tamara Berman

"Teachers ask students to role-play, to do posters, to act for them, to do debates in the classroom all the time. Rarely does anyone ask a teacher to do it "

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