The Khmer Rouge
Students examine life in Cambodia and Vietnam from 1975-1979, Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge. They discuss how an otherwise peaceful society could allow such events to take place and write a short paper and complete a culminating project.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 27 Downloads
Choosing to Participate Posters
"A poster exhibit to encourage dialogue, engagement, respect, and participation in our communities..." This is a set of attractive posters that reference influential historical figures, such as George Washington and Albert Einstein, and...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
The History Blueprint: The Cold War (World)
How and why was the Cold War fought? A carefully crafted, inquiry-based unit covers seven major topics: the roots of the Cold war, decolonization and nationalism, the three-world order, American foreign policy, American domestic policy,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Lesson: Collect Oral Histories About the Genocide in Guatemala
Begin this powerful study on the Guatemalan genocide with a nine-minute video clip, which can be easily found online. The excerpt introduces the class to this tragedy through a personal account, which is what they will be collecting....
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Representing History: Cambodia - Through the Shadows
This unit introduces young scholars to the modern history of Cambodia in the context of the Cold War. It examines the relationship between Cambodia and Vietnam and the US and other Western capatilistic countries.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History
Writing Exercises: Collapse of European Imperialism, #3
Learners will explore the collapse of European imperialism. They'll response to three critical thinking questions in essay form. Topics include Pol Pot and Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, South African apartheid, and the role Nelson Mandela,...
10th - 11th English Language Arts
Restructuring the Post War World: 1945-Present
You have just entered the Cold War Zone, with 96 slides at your disposal. From changes in government in China, The Marshall Plan, and the Iron Curtain, to the Vietnam War and Ronald Regan, this presentation will help you cover it all. A...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Cold War in Asia
Dig deeper into the motivations and details of American involvement in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. This engaging video covers the events and profound effects of attempts made by the United States to prevent the spread of communism in...
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
refugees From Vietnam and Cambodia
Tenth graders explore the massive immigration from Vietnam and Cambodia. In this World History lesson, 10th graders examine the crisis that led to this immigration. Students participate in a debate on whether the United States owes a...
10th Social Studies & History