Cold War

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The Cold War was not necessarily always cold in temperature, but the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union sure was frigid! Scholars read various passages, view exhibition graphics, and observe an artifact from the time period to learn more about the tensions between the two countries.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Conduct an activity where learners view the graphics without the descriptions and ask them to guess what was happening in each 
  • Provide learners with more background information about the Soviet Union's history for context
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires devices with Internet access or distribute the printable version of the website 
  • Displays various graphics that visually describe the events of the Cold War
  • Uses a narrative tone to make the passages read like an interesting story 
  • Includes only one artifact