Social Courage and Thresholds: “Revisionist History” Lesson

Activate prior knowledge:

  1. Discuss what causes peer pressure.
  2. Ask: Is it always a bad thing to be easily influenced by other people?
  3. Discuss what the “mob mentality” is.
  4. Ask: What kinds of character qualities must a person have in order to master a skill?

Play the Revisionist History¬†podcast “The Big Man Can’t Shoot” in segments for students. Create a worksheet for them from the given outline so they can take notes on while they listen:¬†Outline.

Discuss, and look at the following articles: