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WWII - Soviets Launch Counter AttackLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th
Used to the harsh conditions, the Soviet Union's military pushes the German troops back, securing faith for the Soviet people. With German troops freezing and their tanks becoming immobilized, the German troops fell back to take on the...
The United States and the Soviet Union were Engaged in a Cold WarLesson Planet
5th - 7th
Young scholars work together at figuring out the definition for what cold war means. In this social science lesson, students listen to "The Butter Battle Book" by Dr. Seuss and recognize how this story relates to the cold war between the...
Astronomy and the Cold War: How the United States Used the Moon to Target the Soviet UnionLesson Planet
11th - 12th
Students examine how astronomical observations were used to help target sites in the Soviet Union during Cold War and why such targeting was needed. Students then make predictions and observations of same astronomical events for their...
The Collapse of the Soviet UnionLesson Planet
7 mins 9th - 12th
The collapse of the Soviet Union is retold in this illuminating video. The video includes detailed descriptions of what each of the Soviet states were demanding from Gorbachev, and the role of Boris Yeltsin in the formation of the new...
Joseph Stalin- Mini BiographyLesson Planet
4 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why is Joseph Stalin characterized as one of the greatest villains of the twentieth century? From his succession to power after the Russian Revolution and industrialization of the Soviet Union, through the country's involvement in World...
World War II in Color, Part 5/5Lesson Planet
6 seconds 9th - 12th
In six months, 600,000 Soviet prisoners of war died. As this number grew, the United States struggled to stay out of Europe's war. On December 7, 1941, with the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the United States joined forces with the Allied...
Soviet MontageLesson Planet
12 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why are film montages in movies so compelling? Learn about the origins and effectiveness of the Soviet montage, as well as discontinuity editing and other filmmaking techniques—and political statements—that arose from the 1917 Bolshevik...
Fall of Soviet Union/Rise of Chinese CommunismLesson Planet
Ninth graders examine the reasons for the fall of communism in the Soviet Union and the rise of communism in China. They listen to a lecture and complete slot notes, listen to and read the lyrics to the song "We Didn't Start the Fire"...
NATO and Russia: Will the Expansion of NATO Cause a New Cold War?Lesson Planet
Eleventh graders role play as participants in a NATO meeting focused on inviting a number of independent republics from the former Soviet Union to become members of NATO. They represent their countries after researching them.
US History Overview 3- WWll to VietnamLesson Planet
15 mins 8th - 11th
This video brings viewers up to modern history (1975) after taking them through WWII, the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. Though the format of the timeline might appear straightforward, viewers will be engaged...
The Cold War (1945-1991): An Ideological StruggleLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Covering the main topics of the Cold War, including some excellent discussion points on the methodologies of the Soviet and Eastern Bloc nations versus the US and Western Democracies, this presentation is a good way to introduce the...
Sources of Discord, 1945-1946Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
From Allies to enemies within a year. Scholars research the falling out between the United States and the Soviet Union from 1945-1946 in the first lesson of a three-part series. Using primary source materials, group work, and interactive...
End of the Cold WarLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How significant was the Cold War during the 20th century? After reading and analyzing speeches by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, learners consider the historical context of foreign policy decisions made during the Cold War by both...