This activity has a high level of student engagement. It is designed to help students think critically. It works well towards the end of a particular unit.
How the discussion works:
An historical scenario is presented to student groups who have to work through a set of ethical questions. Follow-up questions try and link these events to present day events.
- The Black Plague
- The Reformation
- The Slave Trade
- The French Revolution
More historical scenarios can be created and interested into the template to fit your particular class.