To review important terms associated with the post-World War II era.
1 class period
The first four pages of this lesson contain definitions of numerous key terms related to world history following WWII. Students are instructed to underline or highlight any words that are particularly important within each definition. Some of the key terms are listed below.
• Cold War
• Cultural Revolution
• economic sanctions
• Green Revolution
and many more...
Once students have had time to study the key terms, everyone is given a copy of the fifth lesson page, which includes a Word Challenge. Several series of words are shown that, when rearranged in correct order, describe a key term defined on the preceding pages. Class members must identify the term and rewrite the scrambled words in the exact order given in the definition. They can look for answers in the list.
(1) of areas people the rural cities movement from to
urbanization: the movement of people from rural areas to cities
As the teacher, you can decide whether to make this exercise an assignment for individuals or pairs of students, a contest, or a team game.
Easy-to-follow Teacher Instructions and answer key included, along with a 20-question follow up quiz to measure student progress. The quiz can also be given as a homework assignment or used as a review exercise later in the school year.