This is the best series I've seen on the Cold War for High School students.
These worksheets are a mix of fill-in-the-blank and short answer where the teacher may wish to pause the video and talk about the questions in more depth.
The series can be found on iTunes Here
There are four episodes in total spanning the beginning to the end of the Cold War. Each episode is ~45 minutes.
Episode 4 explores the following:
♦ Ronald Reagan
♦ Star Wars Program
♦ Russia in Afghanistan
♦ Pope John Paul II
♦ Solidarity in Poland
♦ Mikhail Gorbachev
♦ Fall of the Berlin Wall
♦ End of the Soviet Union
Watch the entire series with your class:
• Episode 1: In the Shadow of Fear
• Episode 2: Turning Up the Heat
• Episode 3: Cracks in the Wall
• Episode 4: War of Words
• Entire Series
Check out the entire Cold War series:
Lesson 1: The Cold War: An Overview (coming soon)
Lesson 2: The Korean War
Lesson 3: The Cuban Missile Crisis
Lesson 4: The Berlin Wall (coming soon)
Lesson 5: The Vietnam War
Lesson 6: The Fall of the Soviet Union
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