ERIC Number: ED349232
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Major Concepts/Events in United States-Soviet Union Relations: From the Origins to Recognition. Topic #4 in a Series of International Security and Conflict Curricula for Grades 9-12 and Community College.
Riddle, Robin; And Others
This 4-day supplementary curriculum unit is designed for use in social studies classes at the upper secondary (9-12) and community college levels. The curriculum unit seeks to explore the roots of contemporary relations between the United State and Soviet Union through an examination of how that relationship evolved from the 18th century to the 1930s. Three lesson plans form the framework of the unit: (1) A historical and geographical introduction to U.S.-Russian relations; (2) The evolving complexity of U.S.-Russian/Soviet relations; and (3) Early 20th century relations. Fifteen student handouts to be used in the lesson plans are included. Five appendices also are included: (1) Related activities; (2) Connections to social science textbooks; (3) Connections to California's history/social science framework and model curriculum standards; (4) Bibliography; and (5) Educational philosophy. Connections to California's history/social science framework and model curriculum standards; (4) Bibliography; and (5) Educational philosophy. (DB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Foreign Policy, High Schools, Higher Education, International Relations, Learning Activities, Social Studies, United States History, Units of Study, World History
SPICE-Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education, Littlefield Center, Room 14, 300 Lasuen Street, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5013 ($17.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: International Security and Arms Control Project.