This activity is included in Defining Communism: Vocabulary Lesson – purchase it here
Understanding the concept of communism is equally essential to the study of Economics as well as History (e.g. Cold War era). This word has many negative connotations attached to it – this resource's purpose is to help your students acquire an academic, unbiased understanding of communism.
This group activity is perfect for visual learners. In small groups, your students will look at images and infer a characteristic of communism that each image depicts/symbolizes. Teacher notes are included to supplement your students' inferences.
Page 1: Cover Page
Page 2: Teacher Notes (instructional sequence; links to a Google Slides presentation “Defining Communism: Characteristics of Communism” (view only); group work directions)
Pages 3-12: “Characteristics of Communism” Image and Note Cards
Additionally, purchasing this resource gives you access to a Google Slides presentation - “Defining Communism: Characteristics of Communism” (view only).
Look for green-framed logos on the cover pages to identify other Cold War unit resources, such as:
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