History, UC Berkeley
Assignment: create a timeline of historical events or a list/visual of central themes
Assignment: outline an assigned essay topic and write an example thesis statement
Parameters for both:
- 15 minutes to work, 15 to regroup
- groups of 2-3 students
- What is the overall purpose of our activity?
- Content clarification?
- Extension and discussion and foster creative interpretation?
- Let’s be different and have fun?
- Be specific about requirements
- Follow through with the assignments
- Allow for flexibility
- Check for understanding of assignment
- Have a clear purpose
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