Activate prior knowledge:
- Discuss what causes peer pressure.
- Ask: Is it always a bad thing to be easily influenced by other people?
- Discuss what the “mob mentality” is.
- 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: