Learning from History to Build a Better world

Using a variety of primary sources and diverse methods can engage students and offer ways for them to see themselves making a difference, exploring wars and non violent civil resistance.

Use cartoons to discuss difference between facts and opinions. Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources. Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

Teachers will go home: with cartoons, poetry, writings, from diverse points of view, and different kinds of joy and pain. Learn how to get students to listen with the heart that will build community in the classroom Differentiate fact from opinion and diverse narratives to build “your truth”

Write a collective poem using individual feelings Distribute cartoons..How they might be used/in what context? What would you like a cartoon to say? In Pairs: Draw a cartoon relevant to what you teach and decide the text Artwork and veterans writings and research on non-violence will be used.

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