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Using the Talk Show Format to Teach History

20 Dec 2014 7:30 PM | Dr. Margaret Hill (Administrator)

San Marino High School (CA) history teacher, Peter Paccone has written several articles for Edutopia including this one how to use a talk show format for students to present what they have learned about a historical topic or issue.  His assignment http://www.edutopia.org/discussion/using-talk-show-format-teach-history is for students to:

  1. Produce a television talk show script (10 minute maximum) related to a topic of historical significance featuring a host and four guests
  2. Present the script to an audience consisting of someone other than the teacher and students in the class.

The author connects the activity to the National History Day theme and gives a clear step-by-step process for creating a very effective and in-depth interview activity that could be used by a teacher for any topic of historical significance.

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