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Why Study History? Students learn why we study history in an engaging way!

Why Study History? Students learn why we study history in an engaging way!
Why Study History? Students learn why we study history in an engaging way!
Why Study History? Students learn why we study history in an engaging way!
Why Study History? Students learn why we study history in an engaging way!
Why Study History? Students learn why we study history in an engaging way!
Why Study History? Students learn why we study history in an engaging way!
Why Study History? Students learn why we study history in an engaging way!
Why Study History? Students learn why we study history in an engaging way!
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Why Study History? Students learn why we study history in an engaging way!

In this highly engaging lesson, students understand the importance of studying history from examining the words of 12 influential people (John F Kennedy, Pearl Buck, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Mahatma Gandhi, Michael Crichton, Alexis de Tocqueville, Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou, Adolf Hitler, Martin Luther King Jr, Winston Churchill, and more!).

Students examine 12 quotes about the importance of history from 12 influential people to understand why this subject is worth studying. Students complete a 2-page chart as they analyze each quote and explain why it matters, then students complete a short writing prompt where they explain why history is important!

This is a great activity to introduce history at the beginning of the school year!

Enjoy!

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Want to make these posters larger? Check out this same product, but this one allows you to print 4 sections to piece together:

Why Study History? LARGE VERSION! Students learn history in an engaging way!


Check out this great accompanying product to studying history:

Who Studied History? Students learn who studied history in a fun way! Engaging!

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This history inquiry product is included in the Complete World History Curriculum as well as the Complete American History Curriculum!

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***ATTENTION DISTRICTS AND DEPARTMENTS*** If you are purchasing for your school's department, please buy the appropriate amount of licenses. If it is purchased with school funds, it belongs to the school. If you are a large school district and you are interested in a full district license, please message me and I can work out a quote that is cheaper than what you see.
Total Pages
17 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 days
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