Period 3 – U.S. History Lesson Plan (5-29-2015)

U.S. History Header 2Topic:

Surrogate Wars of the Cold War: Korea & Vietnam


The Cold War

Today’s Objective:

Students will compare and contrast the two primary conflicts of the United States and the U.S.S.R.


Task #1 – We will need to spend the beginning of the class wrapping up our assignment from yesterday.

Downloadable PDF -> Cold War – Reading the Primary Documents Actvity Questions

Downloadable PDF -> Cold War Primary Documents (unabridged)

Downloadable PDF -> Cold War Class Discussion Questions

Task #2 – Grab a piece of paper and fold it hotdog style. On the left side lable it Korean War (1949-1953) and on the right side label it Vietnam War (1954-1968). We will be spending 45 minutes on each conflict. What are the similarities in these conflicts will be our primary focus.


Don’t forget to go to (room: a89559b4) and take your World War II exam. You have till this Sunday (5-31-2015) to do it.