Hist 275 Student-Led Discussion Guide - History 275 Guide to Leading a Successful Discussion This semester you are tasked to lead a 30-minute

Hist 275 Student-Led Discussion Guide - History 275...

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History 275 Guide to Leading a Successful Discussion This semester, you are tasked to lead a 30-minute discussion based on the week’s topic, region, and reading. Below, you will find the suggested format and tips for leading a successful discussion. 1.Provide a brief synopsis of the reading for the week to frame the discussion.a.What is the reading about?b.What is the author’s main argument/thesis?c.What types of evidence does the author use?d.What are the main themes of the article? i.Pay attention to keywords/reoccurring words in the reading. 2.Create 3-5 questions based on the reading that tie into our larger class themes (issues of blackness and black identity, diaspora, community, freedom, resistance and activism). 3.Bring in a news article about the region of that week. What does black life and activism

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