Skills Practice | Alternative History as Narrative

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What if Hitler had succeeded in his endeavors? What if the stock market had never crashed in 1929? Considering alternate histories is a fantastic way to not only assess understanding of a historical event and its significance, but to also consider possibilities for modern happenings around the globe. Learners choose and research a particular historical event to develop a scenario describing how the world would be different if that event had never occurred.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • Engaging and valuable activity
  • Resources address multiple learning styles through use of audio recordings, reading primary/secondary texts, and more
Cons

  • Instructor will need to clarify how to format writing assignment, what details to include, organizational structure, etc.