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COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Google Docs Included!)

COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Google Docs Included!)
COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Google Docs Included!)
COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Google Docs Included!)
COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Google Docs Included!)
COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Google Docs Included!)
COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Google Docs Included!)
COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Google Docs Included!)
COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Google Docs Included!)
Product Description
This activity includes several engaging strategies to help your students understand the era of McCarthyism during the 1950’s in America.

To begin, students participate in an exciting simulation to understand the fear and hysteria during this “Red Scare” in America. They will then learn about “McCarthyism and domestic communism by taking CLOZE lecture notes. As a wrap-up assessment, students will create a post-card pretending they are currently living in America during this time period. A link to a Twilight Zone episode is included to compare McCarthyism to terrorism today. PDF and Google Docs included!

This power point includes; pictures, political cartoon analysis, questions, links to film clips and fun transitions. (90 minutes)

This purchase includes the following:
--40-slide power point presentation
--2-page CLOZE Lecture Notes and Post-Card Activity (Print and Paperless!)
Links to several film clips.

Objective: Students will be able to understand the era of McCarthyism by completing a post-card activity.

Common Core Standards: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

CA Standard: 11.9.3: Trace the origins and geopolitical consequences (foreign and domestic) of the Cold - War and containment policy, including the following:
The era of McCarthyism, instances of domestic Communism (e.g., Alger Hiss) and blacklisting
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Total Pages
40 slides, 2 PDF 2GD
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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