Lesson 6 from the acclaimed teaching pack 'Dial M For Missile: Exploring Themes Around the Cuban Missile Crisis'.
Fire your nuclear missiles? Relocate them? Disarm them? Do nothing?
A strategic decision-making activity in which students role-play leaders of key countries during the Cuban Missile Crisis, determining what they would have done in response to the rapidly changing situation. Plenary: discussion of the most effective resolutions to a crisis like this.
The lesson plan includes differentiation, extension and enrichment suggestions. The lesson is highly relevant to History, Citizenship, Government & Politics, English, and Drama, as well as helping to meet SMSC, Prevent and British Values requirements.
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