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Course SummaryUse this helpful course to create lesson plans for your history classes on subjects related to U.S. history since 1940. With these informative lesson plan outlines, you can create classroom activities, games and lessons that will engage your students and make learning fun.
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About This Course
In this course, you'll find detailed lesson plans, supplemental lessons and other teacher resources that can help you effectively teach your students about the major events that have occurred in U.S. history since 1940. Topics covered include the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War. Our professionally-designed lesson plans allow you to integrate this information into your curriculum quickly and easily and are accessible even on your mobile phone if needed.
How It Works
These lesson plans and their corresponding lessons lay out the major events in U.S. history since 1940. Each lesson is followed by a short multiple-choice quiz you can use to gauge your students' understanding or see where additional instruction may be necessary.
In this course, you'll find:
- Lesson plans organized by subject and topic for easy search and use, including WWII, the Korean War and the Cold War
- Short, easy-to-navigate video lessons written by professional instructors that you can use in-class to interest your students in these topics
- Printable lesson transcripts that focus on key terms and concepts and make excellent handouts for your class
- Quizzes that you can use or modify for use in the classroom to test your students on how well they've understood what they've learned
How It Helps
- Simplifies lesson planning: This course is designed to make the lesson and curriculum planning process go faster, allowing you to concentrate your planning time where you need it most.
- Meets educational standards: Feel confident you are meeting relevant standards our teacher resources, which are designed by our experienced instructors to meet educational criteria.
- Encourages student participation: These lesson plans help you create projects, activities, games and more that will help your students engage with what they're learning by putting it into action.
This course offers lesson plans on the following topics:
- The role of the U.S in WWII, the Korean War and the Cold War
- The Vietnam War
- The Civil Rights Movement
- Contemporary U.S. history
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