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. The prompts in this package can be used during your units on the Industrial Revolution, Economic Philosophies, and Imperialism. 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."