I have always loved history and anything to do with history makes it all the better. And if anything, I love asking "What if…" types of questions which bring my students and I to the idea of a Time Machine and eye witnessing historical events in person.
What would they have to tell me about an event or person within a chapter being studied? I always want a new set of eyes in class. I want them to research something to prepare them for the next chapter in their lives.
I don't want to do ALL the work. They should learn to be involved in what we are studying. What if….