To review the major events of the Cold War period.
1 class period
The activity begins by reading introductory paragraphs with the class about the period of tension between democratic and communist governments following World War II. Students then study definitions of terms related to the Cold War, and read information on a two-page map about major events of the Cold War period. The definitions and map are used to answer 25 multiple-choice, completion, and true/false questions pertaining to the lesson topic.
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.