What Schools are Teaching about Cold War History….
#1. POST-WORLD WAR II CANADA Grade 10 Canadian History (Academic)
” The post war era was a time of monumental change within Canada. As the dust of World War II settled, Canada found itself in a position wherein it could finally create a unique identity on the international stage. This unit concerns itself with guiding students through this era of great change in Canada so that they may begin to recognize the origins of many of the most prized aspects of Canadian culture….”
(This U.S.)…” Cold War Learning Packet provides materials and directions to guide students through a research and decision-making activity. Following a brief review of the Cold War period, the materials lead students to analyze a key Cold War event through both Soviet and US points of view, using primary sources in a variety of categories. This key event is then plugged into our Cold War “Def Con” model, in order to decide to what conflict level the event brought the superpowers. The final analysis places this understanding of that key event into the context of the entire time period, through a series of questions, including, “Who Won?”
The above link is to Chapter 6 from Canada in the Twentieth Century, an excellent history book being used in Canadian High Schools.