Using this simulation students will be able to better understand how more developed nations are able to wield considerable influence over lesser developed nations. I have used this simulation for the lead up to WWI as well as using this entire
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
While the History channel may have take a few creative liberties with this special, it is still a great starting point to get your kids engaged in a "dry" topic. If they can get excited about watching a video and that leads to quality discussion
Using this form I have been able to keep my students honest and confidential ratings of group members. The students greatly appreciate knowing that they have a voice in their group members grade if they did not contribute how they should have.
Having your students answers questions directly from the Constitution will require them to actually read the information contained within. Even if all they do is skim through to find the answers to these questions they will have read more of the