Lesson Plan

Conflict! The Eisenhower Years: Lesson 3

General Eisenhower meeting with American troops in England, 1944

General Eisenhower meeting with American troops in England, 1944

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Grade Level:
Eighth Grade-Twelfth Grade
Subject:
History, Reading, U.S. Presidents
Duration:
45 mins.
Group Size:
Up to 36
Setting:
classroom
National/State Standards:
PA Education Standards:
Reading, Writing... 1.2.8 A, 1.2.11 A
History 8.3.12 A
Civics and Government 5.2.9.B.E, 5.2.12.B.E

Overview

EISENHOWER AND HIS TIMES:
This lesson focuses on the life and career of Dwight D. Eisenhower and the role he played in affecting issues of the time.  Students move through a time line of Eisenhower’s life, adding information about the historical time in which he lived.

Objective(s)

Using primary and secondary sources, students will be able to describe and discuss key political, social, and cultural events during the period of Eisenhower's life.

 

 

 

Materials

Conflict! The Eisenhower Years: Lesson 3 Materials:
Includes: A copy of Handout #4, "Eisenhower and His Time," for each student

You may wish to make an overhead transparency of the handout or scan and use it in a Powerpoint program.

Procedure

Extensions

Have students create a time line of their own life.
Have students create a time line of Eisenhower's life in your classroom.

Check out the other lessons:

Lesson 1: Conflict and Its Resolution

Lesson 2: Causes of International Conflict

Lesson 3: Eisenhower and his Times

Lesson 4: Conflicts Eisenhower Faced

Lesson 5: How Would Eisenhower Have Handled It?

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