Slide two on the following presentation gives a good overview of key ideas in relation to modernity

Students can be allocated to groups and given one or more of the ‘key ideas’ to investigate in ‘modern times’ before feeding back to the rest of the class. Directing students to bring images that represent their findings (A4 size if possible) will make for a great classroom display that students can refer back to in the future. Teachers may wish to further sub-divide this task up into ‘classic modernity’ – 1790 to 1900 and ‘late modernity’ – 1900 to 1989.


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