This fantastic primary source document activity has students reading a short excerpt from President Truman's diary entry regarding the use of atomic bombs on Japan. In simple terms, Truman justifies dropping the bombs on Hiroshima & Nagasaki and calls them "military targets".This is a great, sim
THIS IS A TIME-SAVER AND A MUST-HAVE FOR ANY TEACHER TAKING STUDENTS THROUGH A COLD WAR UNIT. THESE RESOURCES BRING RELEVANT HISTORICAL CONTENT WHILE ALSO PROMOTING CRITICAL THINKING, HIGHER LEVEL THINKING QUESTIONS, AND FINDING EVIDENCE IN THE TEXT. ENJOY!This download includes both MS WORD and P
Color-Fill Film Guides are doodle notes for movies! They are perfect to leave with a sub., give for extension extra-credit, or just to use in class. Students color and answer prompts as they watch the film. The coloring aspect is just enough to help them concentrate. When the film is finished, they
The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan worksheet AIM: How did the United States respond to the expansion of communism after World War II? Common core-compliant worksheet. Includes several activities designed to promote critical thinking, active engagement, and class discussion such as:Do now tha
This product introduces the movie, The Truman Show, by recounting the key details of Plato's Allegory of the Cave. The story is adapted and condensed for the students. I have also included a video link to the EDTed Talk video that explains the allegory. The story will provide a paradigm by which to
This is a great worksheet to help students understand the beginning of the Cold War and America's containment policy. It includes a brief introduction that explains how the US and Soviet Union were left as the two Superpowers after World War II and what that meant for Europe.
Students then analyze
The Truman Show Teacher Text Guide & Worksheets for the English classroom - also Media studies.by Angie Barillaro, RHP, 2019 Over 50 pages, illustrated.Table of Contents:3 Introduction and About the Director Peter Weir 4 Plot6 Shades of Meaning 7 Fake Reality is Big News 8 Character List 9 Refle
The Truman Show is a satirical science fiction film about a man whose entire world is a TV show. Truman doesn't know it, but his entire life - his wife, his best friend, his job - is all part of a staged set in his created world of Seahaven. The show is broadcast 24/7 around the globe, with fans add
The following quiz is a 15-question multiple choice quiz on the 1998 film "The Truman Show" directed by Peter Weir that can be used in an English/film studies class. This assessment is not a trivia quiz about the story or production anecdotes; it is also not a simple, low-level comprehension quiz ba
This 6 page movie guide with handouts accompanies the film "The Truman Show (1998)". This guide will also work well as a sub plan for your substitute teacher.★★ Check out the full preview! ★★PART 1This part consists of 30 comprehension questions in chronological order. I always ask the students to w
To better explain the concepts of the chapter on socializing the individual, I show my students the movie "The Truman Show." I made these movie questions and print them double sided and cut them in half long-ways.
This worksheet looks at short excerpts from both the Truman Doctrine and Marshall plan, has students engage in a HIPP analysis of the primary sources, and then students compare and contrast what they have read.
This worksheet would work great as an introduction to the Truman Doctrine and Marshall
The Truman Show Movie Guide | Questions | Worksheet | Google (PG - 1998) helps students analyze the concept of reality. Challenge students to put themselves in Christof's shoes and persuade Truman with a monologue to stay in Seahaven. Discuss and evaluate the the contrasting views Christof and Sylvi
This lesson contains a complete guided reading worksheet with 48 questions (answer keys included) for A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote. Questions consist of True and False, fill in the blank and short answer.
It will take about 50-80 minutes for the students to complete this worksheet (depending
Your students will love learning about President Truman and his decisions surrounding the atomic bomb with this engaging, no prep reading activity! This is perfect for adding literacy to your social studies curriculum because it’s academically-aligned for ELA and for social studies. Plus, it’s so ea
Do you need an activity that analyzes post World War II America, President Truman's "Fair Deal", and the reintegration of American GIs into American society? Read REAL documents from the era helping WWII vets in their attempt to return home. Digital and Paper Copies Included!This "Truman and Post W
If you need a quick filler activity or sub plan for your middle school students for December, this no prep movie guide would be perfect. Truman Capote’s A Christmas Memory is touching and thought-provoking and will be sure to capture your students' attention and hearts. All you will need to do is p
This primary source analysis worksheet includes an excerpt from President Harry Truman's famous address to Congress that established the Truman Doctrine.
The primary source reading is excerpted down to one page so students can easily understand the key points without getting bogged down in pages a
This is a pre-made mock trial with 6 witnesses (each with a pre-made witness statement), a rubric for evaluation, and a list of common objections used at trial. The topics covered include the various perspectives concerning the decision of the United States of America to use two atomic weapons on Ja
Presidencies of Harry S. Truman & Dwight D. Eisenhower No Prep Lesson: PowerPoint, Reading Passage, Activities, QuizThis resource pack is a no prep complete lesson (GOOGLE version included!) about the events that happened during Harry S. Truman & Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidencies that incl
Compare/Contrast any of the books from The Hunger Games Trilogy with The Truman Show movie - Handouts, writing guidelines, graphic organizers, essay outlines, and rubric included! It's also aligned with the Common Core State Standards for writing and reading.
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This 62-slide multimedia presentation introduces Truman Capote's nonfiction novel *In Cold Blood.* Students will receive background o
At the beginning of the Korean War, General Douglas MacArthur was appointed as the commander of U.S. and U.N. forces. In 1951, MacArthur advocated using atomic weapons against both North Korea and China. At that point, President Truman fired MacArthur.
This assignment has students read Truman's
Film study of "The Truman Show" focusing on Visual Language. Lessons include thoroughly objectives, scripted slides, individual and collaborative student activities, and assessments with rubrics. Lessons touch on all aspects of Mise en Scene and Cinematography but focus most extensively on how setti