One of Facing History’s primary goals is to help students develop their voice and a sense of civic agency. In order for that to occur, students need to be able to interpret evidence and marshal that evidence to make an argument. Speaking, listening, reading, and writing are all essential elements of a Facing History class.
This workshop will explore Facing History's publication, Common Core Writing Prompts and Strategies: Holocaust and Human Behavior, a supplement to our Holocaust and Human Behavior resource. Participants will receive examples of in-depth, argumentative writing assessments. We will model interactive pedagogical strategies and explore how academic rigor, emotional engagement, and ethical reflection can help guide student work and classroom conversation.
In this workshop you will:
After this workshop, you will become part of the Facing History educator network, with access to a rich slate of educator resources, including downloadable unit and lesson plans, study guides, and multimedia.
CTLE hours are available for this workshop.