Contemporary Era (1970s-Present)

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The United States’ role as a superpower has shaped its interaction with its population as well as the rest of the world. Domestically, various economic strategies and new legislation has maintained a global focus on the future. Environmental concerns have become increasingly critical, as has the aging of our population and granting equal rights to all individuals. With the conclusion of the Cold War and end of the Soviet Union, the U.S. has had to shift its attention to the War on Terror and protecting its citizens.

 

There are 0-25 primary school level questions, 25-50 elementary school level questions, 200-225 middle school level questions, 550-575 high school level questions, and 25-50 advanced placement level questions about the Contemporary Era in Castle Learning. These multiple choice and constructed response questions can be used for review, homework, assessments and more.

Subtopics of the Contemporary Era include:

  •  Political and Economic Concerns
  •  Social and Cultural Concerns
  •  Foreign Policy

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Bloom’s Cognitive levels addressed in the Contemporary Era:

Question Attribute Elementary School Middle School High School
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Bloom’s Cognitive 3 – Apply check.png check.png check.png
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Bloom’s Cognitive 5 – Evaluate

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Bloom’s Cognitive 6 – Create

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Bloom’s Knowledge levels addressed in the Contemporary Era:

Question Attribute Elementary School Middle School High School
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Webb’s Depth of Knowledge levels addressed in the Contemporary Era:

Question Attribute Elementary School Middle School High School
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Webb’s Depth of Knowledge 2 – Skill/Concept check.png check.png check.png
Webb’s Depth of Knowledge 3 – Strategic Thinking cross.png check.png check.png
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Sample Questions from the Contemporary Era:
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Elementary School Sample Question – Teacher View

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Middle School Sample Question – Teacher View

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High School Sample Question – Teacher View

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