Excellent activity I watched a terrific history teacher use to increase engagement and review vocabulary!

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Ms. D gave each group three themes in history on circles and vocabulary words to clip on each theme. Students were actively debating and coming to consensus as to where each word best fit.  The high school students’ discussion was spot on! 

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One response to “Excellent activity I watched a terrific history teacher use to increase engagement and review vocabulary!

  1. I used something similar in my class. It went great! By categorizing and supporting their opinions, students take ownership for their answers and are more motivated to defend what they think. Plus, the key to teaching vocab is isn’t just memorization, it’s making connections and this is a great activity for students to make connections to bigger themes.

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