COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Print and Digital)

COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Print and Digital)
COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Print and Digital)
COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Print and Digital)
COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Print and Digital)
COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Print and Digital)
COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Print and Digital)
COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Print and Digital)
COLD WAR - McCarthyism – Communist Hysteria in America (Print and Digital)
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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 Digital!)
Links to several film clips including The Twilight Zone:"Monsters on Maples Street"

*This product includes both a print and digital version compatible with Google Classroom. Both teacher and students directions are included. Simply share the resources with your students via Google or Google Classroom. Students will be able to type directly into the document.*

To see my other products related to the Cold War in America, follow the link: The Cold War in the U.S.

This product can be found in: BUNDLE Cold War in America
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40 slides, 2 PDF 2GD
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Does not apply
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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