students to work in small groups and select
one of the following scenarios to flesh out.
Prompts in the form of questions accompany
each scenario but should not limit students’
lines of thinking.
Alexander is conducting an empire-wide
televised news conference at a critical
point in his reign.
Alexander and Darius are appearing together
as guests on a television talk show after
the battle at Gaugamela.
the conqueror and the defeated rival
treat each other?
issues will cause fireworks between
role will the show’s host play?
Alexander is close to death, granting an
interview to a writer for the Inquiring
equipment is available, film the students
doing their dramatizations and show them to