Part of the complete scheme of work on “Why did Events in the Gulf Matter?“
“Revising the Five Big Questions”
“The class will be divided into four team (1, 2, 4, 5). For each of the following key questions, work individually, to complete one of the incomplete rows of this table. The row on Saddam’s rule provides you with a completed example to get you started. You will then be seated in a group with the other students who worked on the same row. Compare your ideas with the members of your group and make any adjustments you think are necessary. Finally, the teacher will ‘jigsaw’ the groups: each member of Group 1 will be given a letter (A, B, C, …); the same will occur for groups 2, 4 and 5; then all the “A”s will sit together in one group, all the “B”s in another, and so on. In this way, each new team will have somebody that worked on one of the original rows. Take it in turns to share your findings so that at the end of the exercise everyone has a complete table of notes”.