Are you interested in adding modern history to your studies but aren’t sure where to start? We have resources that can help. Dive in with these FREE Modern History Activities & Notebooking: 1950s.
This FREE Modern History Activities & Notebooking: 1950s unit focuses on five key events from the decade and helps students dig into each one through puzzles and activities. Students will learn about:
- the beginning of the Korean War (1950)
- United States Presidential Election of 1952
- Nikita Khrushchev becomes head of the Communist Party in the Soviet Union (1953)
- the Supreme Court rules in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954)
- the Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955)
The activities in this unit include puzzles such as fill-ins with word banks and decoding. Notebooking questions follow each puzzle to prompt your students to do independent research and learn more about the events they’ve studied. A crossword puzzle at the end asks questions about all five events covered, and an answer key is included.
It’s a great way to break a big topic into more manageable pieces. Scroll down and get your FREE Modern History Activities & Notebooking: 1950s unit.
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