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WORKSHEET THAT WILL GET KIDS THINKING. If you ask this question everyone will say George Washington. But instead the names are hidden and it gives a description of BOTH Hitler and George Washington. Most kids will choose the description that is for Hitler. And they will not believe you when you tell them. I love the reaction when you tell them. You have to explain each part of the description for both Hitler and Washington and explain that even though Washington was a great leader he did do some things that today might be looked down upon. Also with Hitler you have to explain how he was a charismatic leader who captured Germany because he was such a great speaker and offered hope. This can be used in a number of ways/shapes and forms for a number of different courses/topics/lessons. -Its great to introduce Hitler in a world history class. -It can be great to introduce George Washington as a leader in an AMerican History class. -It can also be used for any other class when you are talking about leaders. -It can be used in a Humanities/English class to talk about "Don't judge a book by its cover."

Category: History → World History
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Mike Nichols

My name is Mike and I have been teaching Social Studies for the past 16 years. I have taught global studies and economics on the high school level in two different school districts.


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