This Escape Room style lesson helps students learn about the Berlin Wall and Cold War division between the East and West as they "Escape From Berlin"!
Students move through 9 stations on different aspects of the Berlin Wall. These stations are:
• Plans for a Wall Around Berlin
• The Building of The Berlin Wall
• The Death Strip
• Checkpoint Charlie
• Berlin Wall Graffiti
• A Convertible Escape
• A Daring Hot Air Balloon Escape
• Escaping with a Stolen Tank
• A Tunnel Into East Berlin
At each station students complete a reading and must answer 4 questions. The answers will help students decipher 4 clues. Students use these clues to simulate a top secret escape from Berlin during the Cold War. In order for them to successfully "Escape Berlin" they must decipher the:
• Location of their escape
• Contact point
• Date and time
• Secret code word to enter
This is a very fun lesson that will help your students better understand the Cold War division of Germany and Berlin Wall.
A great activity to extend this lesson is this Berlin Wall Reading, Worksheet, and Interactive Notebook
. Or you can get both resources
plus tons more great activities in my Cold War Complete Unit Bundle
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