Cold War - Cuban Missile Crisis - Reading/Questions/Assignments - This 17 page Cold War and Cuban Missile Crisis package includes a 3 page engaging and informative reading (visual and text) related to the history of the Cuban Missile Crisis and its importance in the overall Cold War. The reading truly captures the history, significance and outcomes of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the overall Cold War.
The packages also includes a range of activities related to the reading on the Cuban Missile Crisis. Included the teacher will find a set of 10 questions (analysis and comprehension) that requires students to think critically in order to develop their ideas in relation to the events and significance of the Cuban Missile Crisis during the Cold War. The questions come with a detailed teacher key.
The package also includes two assignments related to the Cuban Missile Crisis during the Cold War. The teacher will find a timeline assignment that requires students to develop a timeline of events related to the major events of the Cuban Missile Crisis during the Cold War. The assignment is based off of the included reading and includes both a template for the timeline but also a marking rubric for ease of marking. The second assignment is a mapping assignment related to the Cuban Missile Crisis during the Cold War. Students are required to map the significant places mentioned in the reading to show their geographical understanding of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The assignment includes a blank map for students to use and a teachers key for ease of assessment. Both assignments add to the depth of the activities and will help your students develop a deeper appreciation of the Cuban Missile Crisis as an important event during the Cold War.
The reading and activities makes for an excellent homework or in-class reading activity to bring the events of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Cold War to life for your students! Can also work as a great substitute teaching plan.
Could be used in a Social Studies/History classroom when learning about the Cold War, nuclear warfare or the Cuban Missile Crisis. a great learning tool!