Cold War: Vocabulary


US History (11th) Early Cold War Through Vietnam Cold War: Vocabulary
Students engage with key vocabulary related to the Cold War.

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Key Vocabulary


Overview

This experience engages students with key vocabulary related to the early Cold War years, through the Vietnam War. The experience can be used as an introduction or a review at the end of the unit.

If you want to assign it as self-paced work, unlock the gate at the end of each scene before students begin the experience.


Which of the following words are you familiar with?

1) Cold War
2) Iron Curtain
3) containment
4) quarantine
5) missile site
6) intervention
7) arms race
8) space race
9) communism
10) conscription
11) escalation
12) credibility gap
13) silent majority
14) middle class
15) suburb
16) Baby Boom
17) prosperity
18) private ownership

Which of the following words are you not familiar with?

1) Cold War
2) Iron Curtain
3) containment
4) quarantine
5) missile site
6) intervention
7) arms race
8) space race
9) communism
10) conscription
11) escalation
12) credibility gap
13) silent majority
14) middle class
15) suburb
16) Baby Boom
17) prosperity
18) private ownership

These two polls provide a general picture of the students’ familiarity with the vocabulary words. If necessary, discuss unfamiliar words with the class.


When everyone is ready to continue, unlock the next scene.

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