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Cold War Task Cards {Digital & PDF Included}

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13 PDF pages, 1 Google Form
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Cold War Task Cards are a great resource for reviewing concepts about the history of the Cold War. Cold War Task Cards includes 28 task cards, 2 student response sheets, and an answer key. Questions are open-ended, multiple choice, multiple select, and fill in the blank. Makes a great social studies center, scoot activity, or review game!

What will students review with these task cards?

  • ideological differences between the United States and the Soviet Union
  • the U.S. policy of containment
  • NATO vs. the Warsaw Pact
  • Korean War
  • Berlin Wall
  • Iron Curtain
  • Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Vietnam War
  • Space Race
  • Arms Race
  • collapse of the Soviet Union

What standards are covered?

This resource closely matches most U.S. History standards related to the history of the Cold War, although it is specifically aligned with Virginia U.S. History SOL USII.8c.

Is a digital version included?

This Cold War Task Cards resource includes BOTH a digital version and a PDF version. The digital version can be accessed through Google Forms and allows students to easily self-check their work. You can also use the Google Forms task cards to track student progress.

When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Forms. You’ll then share that file with your students.

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SAVE MONEY... this resource is included in U.S. History Part 2 Task Card Bundle for a discounted price!

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Other Information:

I recommend printing these task cards in color and laminating so that they can easily be reused from year to year, although this is not necessary. These task cards also print and are easy to read in grayscale.

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©Meghan Vestal, Vestal’s 21st Century Classroom LLC. All rights reserved. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for teachers, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Teachers may NOT upload the product to school/district servers, or to any website, or share digital or print copies. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

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13 PDF pages, 1 Google Form
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