Explore resources to help spark student questions and learning--during Black History Month — and every month.
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Using primary sources — photos, newspaper articles, letters, and so much more — in combination with the Question Formulation Technique can be a powerful way for students to ask questions about the past and think about the present. Black History Month is a good opportunity for students to explore primary sources through questions.
This newly updated lesson planning workbook takes you step-by-step through planning your own QFT primary source lesson. It spells out all the tips you need for designing an effective QFT, from picking the right primary source QFocus (prompt for asking questions) to tailoring your instructions so that the questions best align with the next steps of learning.
This workbook will guide your thinking as you design a QFT lesson plan.
Use this chart to assess how you are facilitating the QFT and plan how to improve your facilitation of the…
This resource will take you through all the steps needed to begin to design Question Focus activities.