WWII Newspaper Using the Team Interview
Students work in small groups to create a newspaper about events that took place during World War II. Each group teaches the other groups about the topics they have decided to study and include in their paper.
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The One-Question Interview
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WWII Newspaper Using the Team Interview Model
Students interact with each other to conduct interviews after conducting meaningful research about the era of World War II. The interview is conducted in a group and then can be presented to another group or the whole class.
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