Daily Lessons for Teaching That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back

Thomas Friedman
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Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1: If You See Something, Say Something)

Objective

Chapter 1: If You See Something, Say Something

That Used to be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back is a nonfiction book by New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winning author Thomas Friedman and Foreign Policy Professor Michael Mandelbaum. In this lesson, students are introduced to the book, and they will research and discuss authors Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum.

Lesson

1) Teacher Lecture: Introduce the class to the book and authors. That Used to be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back is a nonfiction book by Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum. It was published in 2011.

2) Research Activity: Allow students time in the beginning of class to conduct independent research on Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum. Where is Mandelbaum currently a professor? What other works have...

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