Day 4: Coal's Connection to Society Gallery Walk

Lesson Plan - Coal's Connection to Society Gallery Walk


Students will:

  1. Listen to an informative presentation on coal’s various influence on society 
  2. Practice critical thinking
  3. Work in teams to respond to controversial statements about coal’s relation to society
  4. Practice how to come to a consensus/compromise so each team member agrees with the group’s response.


  • Summary with references on societal issues related to coal
  • Teacher produced lecture on societal issues
  • 8 manila folders
  • 32 sheets of loose leaf paper
  • Gallery Walk questions
  • Computer with projector (only for teacher produced presentation)


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