End of the Cold War, 9/11, President Obama - Events in Modern America
Are you looking for a fun way to teach the Modern Era in US History? This activity is created in a Response Group format in which students are given provocative questions to research and discuss in a small group, then review as a whole class. The topics include the End of the Cold War, the Events of 9/11 and the presidential election of 2008.
For this discussion activity, you will receive:
a PowerPoint with quotes and student directions
OPTIC and APPARTS questions for image analysis
handouts with visuals such as timelines, bar graphs, and photographs
readings for research on each of the different topics
open ended questions to guide discussion and debate in your classroom
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