Taking time to review events in history allows you to see how history impacts our lives. Discussing how history impacts our lives can be a fascinating topic with students. Events such as day light savings or elections results impact our lives daily. Would your life be different if there wasn't day light savings? What would your life be like if different officials were elected? History can become a very real and personal subject if explored in this way. Try these resources to begin your discussion.
I can write a book about history
American Immigrants Yesterday and Today
How does history impact your life?