Activity # 8
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Here is a fun activity for your students!
Have them do broadcast news reports on historical events as
if they were there for the actual event.
Choose an event that they are studying in history class. Encourage
students to research the details. Then have the students report
the facts to the class as if they were doing an "On the
Spot News" broadcast.
Here's how they can do
- They can simply stand in front of the class and pretend they
are speaking into a microphone or a television camera.
- If you have access to a video camera or tape recorder, the
students can actually record their reports and play them for
- The reporters can add to the story by inviting teachers and
other students to play the roles of the historical figures.
- If the event took place in your community, students can record
video tape of the site to include in the presentation.
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