The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.
1. Industrialism's advantages and disadvantages
List three or five products of the Industrial Revolution that you couldn't live without, and three to five legacies of the Industrial Revolution you'd like to change.
2. Social mobility and immigration
Make a list of all the places the class' grandparents came from. How much bigger is the list if you include great-grandparents?
3. Other perspectives
How would Hobsbawm's history of Europe look different if it were told from a woman's perspective, and attention were paid to women's concerns? What about from...
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