Students analyze the lyrics to the Sting song, "Russians." They read the Dr. Seuss book, "The Butter Battle Book," listen to the Sting song, discuss political cartoons of the Cold War, and watch and discuss the movie, "Atomic Cafe."
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Writing Exercises: Russian Revolution, #1
What were the roles of the Reds and Whites in the Russian Civil War? What were the causes and reactions to the Russian Revolution? These intriguing questions need answers, and your class has just the people to do it! They can answer...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Writing Exercises: Russian Revolution, #2
Why did communism develop in an unindustrialized Russia? What human rights were violated under Joseph Stalin? And, how did the Soviet Union become industrialized? These are the writing prompts your class will work to answer with complete...
9th - 11th English Language Arts
The 1905 Russian Revolution
Important for understanding the context of Russia's role in the 20th century, this presentation on the Russian Revolution of 1905 is sure to pique your class' interest as they embark on the world events leading up to World War I. Several...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
The Crisis of the Imperial Order 1900-1929
Are you reading a chapter outlining major conflicts, causes, and effects prior to and after WWI? If you are, and you need a complementary slide show, this well-organized presentation might be for you. Each slide contains information...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Ukrainians Prepare for Conflict as Russian Troops Move Into Crimea
In early March, 2014, Ukrainians braced for conflict as Russian troops moved into Crimea. After viewing a video interview with a Wall Street journalist at the location and reading a brief news article about the event, learners discuss...
6 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Russian Revolution - Part 2/3
Part two of this three-part series on the Russian Revolution begins with the fall of the Russian czars. Take a peek into the rise of socialism and the promise of a new Russia. The Soviets, the idea of democracy, and the conflict that...
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Enemy or Ally: America's Response to the Russian Revolution
High schoolers examine the events related to the Russian Revolution. In groups, they use the internet to discover the concerns of Woodrow Wilson during this time period and relate them to the origins of the Cold War. To end the lesson,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History