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Berlin Airlift

Berlin Airlift Primary Source Activity

This activity asks students to review online materials related to the Berlin Airlift and to investigate the site to complete their activities. 
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Cold War competition for power

Cooperative learning through document analysis, students summarize the worldwide efforts of the Cold War, including the competition for power between the United States and the Soviet Union.
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Berlin Airlift

The student will complete a project creating a PhotoStory describing an event of the Berlin Airlift. They may concentrate on the personalities of the airlift, the German people, the Soviet response to the post-war world, etc.
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1948 - Berlin Airlift

Students will analyze primary sources, participate in class discussion, and complete an individual writing assignment to understand the human impact of the Berlin Airlift.
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Berlin Airlift

Students will be able to understand the purposes and outcomes of the Berlin Airlift, the Berlin blockade as a response to the growing Cold War and as the first battle of the Cold War.
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Berlin Airlift

After a short PowerPoint introducing the Berlin Blockade, the students will participate in a cooperative learning activity emphasizing the study of primary sources to increase understanding of Truman's decision to continue the Berlin Airlift.
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Berlin Airlift

The Berlin Airlift was a significant factor in the future of the Cold War. This activity will be used in class as a bridge to the Cold War era, helping students to understand East and West Berlin.
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1948 Timeline

For this project the students will create a timeline for the year highlighting events in national and international, art, literature, entertainment, music, science, inventions, sports, fashion, and economics.
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Berlin Airlift

Students will use primary sources to study the Berlin Blockade and discuss options Truman may have contemplated.
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For Two Sticks of Gum: The Berlin Airlift

Students will study the Berlin Airlift and the role Gail Halverson played in shaping this famous Cold War event. The lesson includes a lecture on the Berlin Airlift, a video presentation by Gail Halvorsen, a critical thinking worksheet, and a PowerPoint.
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