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The Cuban Missile Crisis

Y8 Lesson M10
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Laurie Johnston

on 13 March 2017

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Transcript of The Cuban Missile Crisis

What do you know now?

In your books answer the question:

write a narrative account analysing the key events of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Use the following:
U2 spy plane
The Thirteen Days
You must also use information of your own (8 marks)

What do you know now?




Exit Progress -

TEST TIME
In order to demonstrate that you have met the red/green/blue objective complete the



Progress Check 2- Books

In order to demonstrate that you have met the red, blue and green objectives :

Summarise the events of the 13 days
Summarise the positive things that came out of the crisis!
Why is the crisis remembered?
Progress Check- books
How did your partner get on?
Fill in your peer assessment sheet
WWW? EBI?

When you get your own sheet back put in how you would improve your own learning.

We will read pages:

Helpful Hints:
To get a C grade what language are you using? Can you use historical key terms?
Economic/Social/Political Económico / social / político.

Extension:
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Today's words?
Do Now
We will read pages :


Helpful Hints:
To get a C grade what language are you using? Can you use historical key terms?
Economic/Social/Political Económico / social / político.

We will read pages
49-50-51 Rodrigo, Savka, Nashida, May, Maame Yaa, De'Shaine, Roxana, Lisa, Lesley Tia, Oyindamola, Emmanuel, Faith, Chanelle, Tyreek, Alicia, Samuel, Sebastian, Malachi, Leanne, Faith, Joshua, Maria, Carlos, Kevin, Renee, William
Helpful Hints:
To get a C grade what language are you using? Can you use historical key terms?
Economic/Social/Political Económico / social / político
.

How do you feel about these objectives at the moment?
What is your target level?
What are you going to aim for today?
Put your post it on your progress line

How do you feel about these objectives at the moment?
What is your target level?
What are you going to aim for today?


By the end of the lesson (targets) -
All of you: Will learn to explain events and consequences of the Cuban Missile Crisis (STEP CONFIDENT)

Most of you: Will learn how to analyse them (STEP PROFICIENT)

Some of you : Will learn how to evaluate/examine them (STEP COMPETENT/ACCOMPLISHED
)
Give examples if you can for every word
Conclusion?
Title: The Cuban Missile Crisis October 1962
Date: 6th March 2017

KEYWORD ONE
KEYWORD TWO
KEYWORD THREE & FOUR
RECAP: Last time in history we learnt that:
In January 1959 a revolution brought Castro to power in Cuba
Castro seized US land and property
Cuba and the USSR became friends
USA tried to invade Cuba in 1961 at the Bay of Pigs - failure
embarrassment for USA and closer ties for USSR and Cuba
Q1 In January 1959 Cuba was taken over by

a) Fidel Castro and Che Guavera
b) Donald Trump and Mike Pence
c) Earl Harold and Duke William
d) Beyonce, Alicia Keys and Taylor Swift
Q2 May 1959 Cuba took all:
a) the biscuits
b) the pies
c) the medals at the Olympics
d) American land and property away

Q3 Cuba became a :
a) Communist ally of the USSR
b) Communist ally of China
c) Capitalist ally of the USA
d) nuisance

Exit Progress - SUMMARY:

Today in History we learnt that:

the USSR put missiles on Cuba as a result of US missiles in Turkey and the Berlin Wall
Kennedy was advised to attack Cuba by the 'Hawks'
Kennedy set up a naval blockade around Cuba
the crisis ended with the USA agreeing to remove Turkish missiles and a promise not to attack Cuba. The USSR agreed to remove missiles from Cuba
the crisis led to better relations but got Khrushchev the sack

Q4 In April 1961

a) the USA invaded Cuba
b) the USA invaded the USSR
c) the USA invaded China
d) the USA invaded Brazil
STRENGTHEN
STRENGTHEN
CHALLENGE
Example: Secretary of State Rusk and Air Force Commander LeMay
Example: Robert Kennedy
Example - the Cuban Missile Crisis 1962
EXAMPLE: Non-Proliferation Treaty 1968
Q5 On the 14th October 1962 a US U2 spy plane took pictures of:
a) Castro sunbathing
b) President Kennedy sunbathing
c) missile sites being completed on Cuba
d) a huge group of dolphins
Q6 The USSR had decided it was only fair to put missiles on Cuba as the USA had missiles on:
a) Greece
b) Spain
c) United Kingdom
d) Turkey
Q7 President Kennedy now had several options:
a) he could do nothing
b) he could attack Cuba
c) he could attack the USSR
d) he could blockade Cuba to stop the missiles being delivered
Q8 The Crisis was resolved on the 24th October when:
a) the Soviet ships turned around
b) Kennedy agreed to pull out of Berlin
c) The USA promised o to invade Cuba
d) Kennedy agreed to take missiles out of Turkey
Q9 The USSR agreed to remove the missiles from Cuba in return for:
a) a trade deal with the USA
b) removal of US missiles from Turkey
c) US promise not to attack Cuba
d) b and c
Q10 There were several consequencesof the crisis:
a) Hotline
b) Test Ban Treaty 1963
c) Outer Space Treaty1967
d) Non-Proliferation Treaty 1968
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