Liven up a lesson with these open ended discussion prompts. They can be used as lesson hooks, warm-ups, closures, or sprinkled throughout a lecture to put the ball back in the students' court. Students think critically about important themes and concepts and practice their listening and speaking skills. There are 26 prompts in this package that can be used during your units on the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, and the rise of nationalism. Save paper and time by projecting the prompt from this power point presentation. Each slide includes a prompt, and most contain a visual, that will complement or reinforce your lesson. This package also includes suggestions for discussion formats, including "Think, Pair, Share."