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The Silent Debate

Using Primary Source materials students silently read, analyse and synthesize specific topics of inquiry. After their initial individual reactions to these teacher created prompts, students consider the viewpoints of their peers. They are then encouraged to defend their own positions using evidence from the documents presented to them.



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Trench Warfare

In studying World War 1 battle strategies students were introduced to the phenomenon of Trench Warfare. Students read personal accounbts of soldiers who described thier living conditions in these trenches. We condsidered the physical condition of these trenches, the sense of confinement, isolation and fear that many of these soldiers endured.