Suess Silliness aside, the “Big C, Little C” document is a National History Document to guide students into a specific topic and create some Historical Questions for pointed research. We used these in class with the Facing Freedom documents again.
“Big C” is the national Context. What’s happening in the world, or culturally, which impacts your topic? “Little C” is the local context, or what’s happening specific to your topic? Here are a few examples from class: