What is the difference between a Cold War and a Hot War? Scholars research the beginning of the Cold War. They analyze diary entries as well as excerpts from various events during the 45-year standoff. To finish, they prepare final written assignments showing their overall understanding of the Cold War.
- Create research teams to investigate and present various Cold War topics (Berlin, Cuban Missile Crisis, Nuclear Arms Race)
- Place large photos around the room of the various leaders and events of the Cold War
- Keep groups small
- Resource provides printable materials for classroom use
- Lesson includes guided reading questions to facilitate instruction