The Cuban Connection
Learners explore the island of Cuba through an interactive program. They examine the island's history and its people. They analyze the relationship between the United States and Cuba, with special focus on the Cuban Missile Crisis.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 23 Downloads
Bridging the gap between the U.S. and Cuba
Eleventh graders examine the events that led to the strained relationship between Cuba and the United States. In this US History lesson, 11th graders create an illustrated timeline of Cuba-U.S. relations. Students write an essay...
11th Social Studies & History
The Cuban Missile Crisis
This is the perfect introduction to the Cuban Missile Crisis for your young learners! The lesson includes an engaging mock air raid, in-depth discussions, audio of President Kennedy's speech to the nation, and a general, thorough...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Irregularly Scheduled Programming
Learners examine their favorite holidays and how they are celebrated. After reading an article, they discuss the length of television programming for the Super Bowl. In groups, they create their own television programming relating to...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Learning Guide to Thirteen Days
While Thirteen Days is a fantastic film to use in the classroom in reference to the Cold War and the Cuban missile crisis, it is important to take care to effectively and properly incorporate its contents into your curriculum. This...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Cuban Missile Crisis: How to Respond?
For 13 days, the United States stood on the edge of nuclear War. The Soviet Arms buildup in Cuba is the focus of an activity that asks groups to analyze how the governmental role each of John F. Kennedy's advisors played went on to...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Points of View: The United States, the Soviet Union & Cuba during the Missile Crisis
Learners explore the events leading up to and during the Cuban Missile Crisis. In this history lesson, students examine and analyze historical data about the Cuban Missile Crisis then defend their personal opinion regarding it.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History