Heritage Fast Four is an activity is to provide students with an opportunity to explore and or reflect on ideas about how heritage is connected to the past, present and future and the choices people make.
‘Fast Four’ is quick thinking task that enables students to generate ideas and discuss them with others.
The task can be used as a warm up before a lesson or a refection after a lesson on the similar topic.
The students select a Fast Four’ card from the pile. Students can choose to do the card alone or in a pair, recording ideas in a way that makes sense to them, discussing and if necessary, recording ideas. (Alternatively you can display one of the slides for the whole class to look at on an electronic whiteboard and students can form groups based on the card they are most interested in on view)
Subject links: History, geography, critical thinking and vocabulary development
Included in the resource:
• Brief overview of how to use ‘Fast Four’ in a class inquiry
• Brief overview DIG thinking routine
• I ASK U curriculum links and conceptual understandings
• 28 D level fast four cards (See D level in the DIG thinking routine)
• 28 I level fast four cards (See I level in the DIG thinking routine)
• 2Four G level fast four cards (See G level in the DIG thinking routine)