BAY OF PIGS: CIA led invasion using Cuban exiles to overthrow the Cuban government. (major disaster)
CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS: Soviets (with Fidel Castro) place nuclear weapons on Cuba pointed at American cities. JFK uses an embargo and negotiates the withdrawal. Extremely close moments of all out nuclear war!!!
Task: You are a historian with a plethora of topics that you can talk about from the Cold War Era. You have been asked to do a presentation to a class on one of those topics. Your presentation should include charts, diagrams, pictures, video, maps, etc., that include historical information. The presentation is a minimum of 8 minutes.
Student expresses ideas clearly using different mediums including technology
4 - students ideas are portrayed in several different ways, student gets points across to the class, student uses technology in appropriate manner for understanding, student assesses what has been talked about.
3 - student presents ideas, students points to class are hard to discern, students use of technology makes it hard to understand topic, students assessment lacks in checking for understanding.
2 - student presents ideas in one way, students points to class are hard to discern, student lacks use of technology, assessment is lacking in value.
1 - students presentation is lacking, student makes few points to class, technology is not used, no assessment of learning is given.