ERIC Number: ED402249
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
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Creative Activities for Teaching about the 1940's & 50's. Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Activities.
This unit focuses on the decades of the 1940s and 1950s by studying key events from the eras. Students analyze issues and think critically about decisions made during the time. Topics of the unit include: (1) "Japanese Relocation"; (2) "Rationing: Who Should Get What?"; (3) "War in the Pacific"; (4) "The Draft: Who Should Fight a War?"; (5) "Franklin D. Roosevelt: Decision"; (6) "Harry S. Truman: Decision"; (7) "Fighting Communism"; (8) "The Election of 1948"; (9) "Security Risk"; (10) "The Warren Court"; and (11) "Rock 'n' Roll." (EH)
Descriptors: American Studies, Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Elementary Education, International Relations, Japanese Americans, Modern History, Problem Solving, Social Studies, United States History, World Affairs, World History, World War II
Stevens & Shea Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 794, Stockton, CA 95201 ($12.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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