Three resources dealing with the Cold War. When downloading and opening the resources it is important to note that formatting may look different until you click enable editing, after clicking the format will go back to normal (like in the preview and thumbnail).
If documents open in read only mode you can change this for students to allow them to edit by, 1.) saving the document to your desktop then using the newly saved version or 2.) click view then edit document.
Who Was Responsible for the Cold War? Close Reading Activity.
Using four documents students will decide who was responsible for the cause of the Cold War. Each document contains 2-3 close reading questions per document. Finally after finishing all close reading activities students will construct a thesis and support it with evidence from the documents. This is geared towards US History and APUSH.
Korean War Document Comparison.
This document contains two textbook accounts of the Korean War, one from North Korea and the other from South Korea. Students will discuss with a partner what the textbook says about the start of the Korean War, and compare and contrast the two accounts. This is geared towards US History and APUSH.
Vietnam War and Gulf of Tonkin Resolution Document Analysis Activity.
This activity contains four primary source documents with 1-4 guiding questions regarding the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution and America's entry into Vietnam. Students will analyze the documents to answer a final inquiry "Was the U.S. planning to go to war in Vietnam before August 1964?" This activity can be modified to suit the instructors needs. This is geared towards US History and APUSH.