Discussions and Essays: Great Tools for Question Four
Thoughtful answers to Question Four ("What do we think about that?") are the ultimate goal of the 4QM, and we often use discussion classes and essay questions to help students think through their answers. This resources is an essay question about Marxism from a tenth grade test on the industrial revolution; it follows a typical Q2-Q4 sequence, in which students first understand what someone was thinking, then make their own judgment about those ideas. Obviously this sequence also works well as a class discussion.