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Social Studies/Cold War

Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech and the Cold War

Created by: Mary Laurentius

Grade Level: 6th

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The Cold War-It's Origins & History from 1945-1991

Created by: George Plokorus

Grade Level: 9th-12th

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The Era of the Iron Curtain
Created by Melissa Quint and Alicia Walker, Park Hill South High School

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PowerPoint presentation to accompany lesson

 

The Era of the Iron Curtain For College classes and All Field Trips
Created by Melissa Quint and Alicia Walker, Park Hill South High School
Revised by Mandy Plybon, Education and Public Programs Coordinator, National Churchill Museum

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Social Studies/Geography

Where the Iron Curtain Drops

Created by: Lyndsey Bittle 

Grade Level: 5th and 6th

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Students will be able to:

 

Drawing A Map

Created by: Chris Galvin

Grade Levels: 4th-8th

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Winston Churchill Timeline

Created by Hayley Christensen

Grade Level: 1st

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Churchill Memorial Lesson Plan

Created by Vanessa Lauterwasser

Grade Level: 7th 

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Churchill and the Places he Went 

Created by Meaghan Barron 

Grade Level: 4th

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Missouri Unit for 4th Grade
Created by Pamela Rooney, Thomas B. Chinn Elementary School

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Creative Activity: Sir Winston Churchill Bobble Head

 

Walls Are a Part of Life
Created by Tina Shaginaw, Lafayette High School

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To introduce students to different cultural barriers

PowerPoint presentation to accompany lesson

 

Social Studies/World History

Leadership Qualities of Winston Churchill and Ulysses S. Grant

Created by: Nancy Muller, St. Peter School, Kirkwood, MO

Grade Level: 8th

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Churchill's Leadership in WWII

Created by: David Gale 

Grade Level: 9th-12th

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Winston Churchill and the Berlin Wall

Created by: Monte Gibbs

Grade Level: High School (9-12)

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President Roosevelt and Winston Churchill

Created by: Ashley Coffman

Grade Level: 8th-9th

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Conference at Yalta
Created by Derek Frieling, Lafayette High School

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Expression of the Four Freedoms: Inspiration and Art
Created by Sandra Cordes-Vaughan, The Sage School, Foxboro, Massachusetts
Grade Level: 7, 8, and above

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Cultural Studies

Winston in Words and Pictures 

Created by: Bridget Overton

Grade Level: 5

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Exploring Rationing Cards

Created by: Brittany Noroian

Grade Level: 5th 

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Your Piece of Time

Created by Jacquie Sanders

Grade Level: 4th 

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An Introduction to Winston Churchill
Created by Bryan Blomenkamp, Marissa Jr/Sr High School and George Haldaman, Mascoutah High School

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Language Arts/Communication Arts

Teaching Winston Churchill

Created by: Steve Welch

Grade Level: 11, 12 

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Winston Churchill: Political Philosophy Through Maxims
Created by Carl Florczyk, Freeburg High School and Katie Florczyk, Breese Central Community High School

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Expression of the Four Freedoms: Inspiration and Art
Created by Sandra Cordes-Vaughan, The Sage School, Foxboro, Massachusetts
Grade Level: 7, 8, and above

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Fine Art

The Photograph as a Literary Text

Created by Wayne Zade

Grade Level: 10th and above 

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Expression of the Four Freedoms: Inspiration and Art
Created by Sandra Cordes-Vaughan, The Sage School, Foxboro, Massachusetts
Grade Level: 7, 8, and above

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Social Studies/Science

Technology Scavenger Hunt

Created by: Corwin Ryck

Grade Level: 4th-5th

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Reading

Perseverance and Winston Churchill

Created by: Pickett Lema, EdD, Pattonville School District

Grade Level: 4th-6th 

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“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.”

Winston S. Churchill