The Cold War, a time of struggle and a time of change. Engage students in an age old question; "How can a war be cold and yet still have hotspots?" Students will be drawn into a study of this time period with its philosophical and political differences. To draw students in, your purchase provides guided notes about the time period, summarizing lesson strategies, and activities you can utilize to help students bring it all together. I have also included a suggested lesson plan as well as alternative uses.
Materials Included When Purchased:
Description of Materials: Vocabulary
Student Notes: The Cold War: Day 1: Origins
Student Notes: The Cold War: Day 2: Increased Tensions
Student Notes: World War II: Day 3: Korean War and the Berlin Airlift /Ticket Out the Door
Student Notes: World War II: Day Vietnam War
Student Notes: World War II: Day 5: Cuban Missile Crisis/End of the Cold War/ Ticket Out the Door
Activating/ Summarizing Cards with Task Cards
Political Cartoon Analysis
Leaders Task Cards: Who that leader?
The focus of these materials is to provide students with essential information needed to understand the Cold War. These documents directly align with my power point titled, The Cold War; How can a War be Cold and yet have Hotspots? Provided with these materials are 5-10 days worth of lesson materials that utilize required vocabulary for this unit. Activities included engage student and to help them focus to master content. Teaching strategies utilized are effective with struggling learners as well as general education students. Strategies utilized: Guided Notes, Cooperative Learning, Activating and Summarizing Activities. These activities will guide students to see the larger picture of this time period and to increase content retention.