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Lesson Plan: The Berlin Wall is officially opened, allowing East and West Germans to freely travel

Lesson Details

Subject: History

Grade Level: High School

Duration: 1 hour

Learning Outcomes:

  • Know the history of the Berlin Wall
  • Understand the significance of the opening of the Berlin Wall
  • Can analyze the impact of the opening of the Berlin Wall on Germany and the world

Methodology

The lesson will be delivered through a combination of lecture, discussion, and group activities.

Resources/Materials

  • Textbook: The Berlin Wall: A World Divided, 1961-1989
  • Handout: Timeline of the Berlin Wall
  • Map: Germany before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall
  • Video: The Fall of the Berlin Wall

Activities

  1. Lecture: The history of the Berlin Wall (20 minutes)
  2. Group activity: Analyze the timeline of the Berlin Wall and discuss the significance of the opening of the Berlin Wall (20 minutes)
  3. Video: Watch The Fall of the Berlin Wall and discuss the impact of the opening of the Berlin Wall on Germany and the world (15 minutes)
  4. Discussion: What lessons can we learn from the fall of the Berlin Wall? (5 minutes)
  5. Assessment: In pairs, students will write a short essay on the impact of the opening of the Berlin Wall on Germany and the world (20 minutes)

Assessment

Students will be assessed through their participation in group activities and discussions, as well as their written essay.

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This lesson plan complies with the Common Core State Standards for History and Social Studies.

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