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Meme History (Communism) Camp Style
Every day we'll analyze a popular internet meme for historical context relating to communism. This is a camp style class that meets 4x a week for 2 weeks.
Melissa Quijano M. Ed.
499 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 17 learners
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4x per week
over 2 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a "Multi-Day" course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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Internet memes are funny and silly. Teens love them. Adults love them. I love them. Sometimes, I get lucky and stumble on a meme that tickles my inner history nerd just right- by summarizing hundreds of years of modern world history into, "Caaarl, that kills people!" This is a real social studies class, covering the real, extremely important and serious topic of communism and its effect on the world. Each class session will be centered around a meme we will spend the duration of our...
Students will define communism. Students will develop analysis skills. Students will identify the reasons countries become communist. Students will trace the USSR's involvement in the spread of communism. Students will evaluate communism's impact and legacy on the world.
Modern world history is my favorite subject, and I love teaching it. I also love memes that relate to history and current events. I have had success with using memes to teach in the past and I hope to expand upon this with this class.
Students will create and present their own meme on communism on the last day of class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
4 hours per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Although communism has never truly been executed, the economic and political systems that called themselves communist were responsible for some of the world's most horrific genocides and mass killings. Sometimes students inadvertently show a meme in class or on the classroom that uses bad language.
Melissa Quijano M. Ed.
Social studies with a twist
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
499 total reviews
351 completed classes
Hi! My name is Melissa Quijano (she/her) and I teach classes focused on history and fashion. Whether my classes are focused on the contemporary or the past, I want students to come away with a greater understanding of their culture and themselves....