Cuban Missile Crisis Research Task

The Cuban Missile Crisis Research Task lesson is an engaging and informative way for students to learn about one of the most significant events of the Cold War era. This lesson plan will end with your students having a clear understanding of the tensions that existed between the United States and the Soviet Union during this time period.

The focus of the lesson plan is for students to practice their research skills and deepen their understanding of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Students will be given a series of questions about the crisis and asked to use various sources to research and answer these questions. The sources can include books, articles, primary sources and online resources. This task will help students to develop their research skills, critical thinking skills, and the ability to evaluate sources.

To make the lesson plan interactive and creative, students will use their research to create an infographic that summarises the main events and causes of the Cuban Missile Crisis. They will have the opportunity to use their creative side to design an infographic using different visual elements such as charts, graphs, and pictures. This activity will also help students to understand how to present information in an easy-to-understand and visually appealing format.

The Cuban Missile Crisis Research Task lesson is designed to be accessible to students of all levels and is a great addition to any social studies or history curriculum. The lesson will also help students develop valuable skills such as research and critical thinking essential for academic success.

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Description:Student activities include researching and answering questions about the Cuban Missile Crisis and using that information to create an infographic.
Estimated lessons:2-3.
Ages14-18 years.
Format Word Document.

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