Sample Video 77: US History 21: History in the First Person–The Cuban Missile Crisis
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Grades: 3 to 12

Give your students the chance to experience the power of first person oral history as they hear the stories of people who lived during thirteen fateful days in October 1962.

Student Tools
Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet
Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tools
Teacher Tool 228: Cuban Missile Crisis Program 1 Study Guide
Use this document to learn more about the archived program, "US History 21: The Cuban Missile Crisis, Program 1." Contents include a program description, a time-coded program agenda, related curriculum standards, and learning activities related to the program.
Teacher Tool 300: Cross Curricular Activity–Understanding History Through Different Mediums
This interdisciplinary teacher tool, accompanying the video above, is designed to: 1) provide students the opportunity to present and interpret what they know about an historic event or time period through a medium of their choice, and 2) get students thinking about different ways history can be presented and interpreted, and how the medium chosen for presentation of an historic event or time period might affect a person's understanding of that history. This activity is designed to be used with any Educate.Today history video(s) that you our your students choose.
Teacher Tool 317: Cross Curricular Activity–Sharing Insights Through a Journal Entry
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to write a journal entry that shares learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity–Video Reflection
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 319: Cross Curricular Activity–Sharing Learning Verbally
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video through verbal sharing and conversation. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 320: Vocabulary Interesting to Me
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, invites students to increase their vocabulary by selecting, and learning the definitions of, words in the video that are unknown and/or interesting to them. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 321: Vocabulary Activity
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, asks students to listen for certain vocabulary words you have selected and define them in two ways: 1) contextually based on what they think the definition might be based on what they learn in the video; and 2) through a dictionary to either confirm or refine their contextual definition. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 329: Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources
Educate.Today is full of primary sources to use with your students. This teacher tool focuses on understanding the difference between primary sources and secondary sources and provides an example of an activity to do with students to build their effective use of primary sources in a research project.
Teacher Tool 566: Cross-Curricular Activity–Understanding History Through Images
Download this teacher tool for an activity that gives students the opportunity to present their understanding of, and perspective on, history through images chosen or created. This activity is designed to be used with any Educate.Today history video(s) that you or your students choose.
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