The Cuban Missile Crisis


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The Cuban Missile Crisis
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FIU LACC Teacher Training Lesson Plans
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Arneisha Crawford; Charmaine Durant; Shawna Warner- Tillman; Tarika Sands; Khalife Stanford
FIU Latin American and Caribbean Center
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Caribbean Area   ( lcsh )
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Florida International University Latin American and Caribbean Center, a Title VI National Resource Center, in conjunction with Miami Dade County Schools and the Digital Library of the Caribbean sponsored a Caribbean Challenge Teacher Training Workshop titled Using Digital Resources to Examine Race and Teach the Region on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. This lesson plan is a product of that training.

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The Caribbean Challenge: Using Digital Resources to Examine Race and Teach the Region Teacher Training Workshop Lesson Plan Worksheet Created by: Arneisha Crawford ; Charmaine Durant ; Shawna Warner Tillman ; Tarika Sands ; Khalife Stanford Title : The Cuban Missile Crisis Overview : Students will be able to analyze primary and secondary resources as it relates to the Cuban Missile Crisis Time Required : 2 Day block (extend to research) Target Audiences : 6 12 (Modifications will be made for primary grades) Materials required : Technology: Newspaper article, educational video, graphic organizers. Cross curricular connections : Language Arts / Reading / Literary Lesson O bjectives and Standards : Compare and contrast primary and secondary sources on the Cuban Missile Crisis. Analyze content for causes and effects of the Cuban Missile Crisis


Provide details to answer the E. Q: What was the Cuban Missile Crisis? Teaching Activities : 1. Students will read primary source and dissect the assigned section of the text. (Kagan Structure: Jigsaw) 2. Info will be presented to the class via small groups 3. Answer the Essential Question What was he Cuban Missile Crisis in the reflective journal s 4. Provide a minimum of four details defining the C.M.C. Assessments : Debate / Socratic Circle Pros and cons of the CMC Differing perspectives Cuba & America Additional comments and/or instructions :