Gulf War, 1991 Teacher Resources
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The Gulf War, 1991
A 10-minute video effectively recaps the US efforts during the Gulf War. Young learners who don't know much about this war will benefit from watching this film. The major events, leaders, and personalities associated with The Gulf War are all presented.
10 seconds 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Is Gulf War Syndrome a Significant Health Issue the U.S. Government has Tried to Cover Up?
Students examine the issues surrounding Gulf War Syndrome. In groups, they analyze evidence from the war and medical information. They participate in a debate in which they support their feelings on whether the government of the United States tried to hide this issue from the Americacn public.
9th - 12th Health 6 Views 20 Downloads
The Gulf War and its Consequences
Students study the historical background of Desert Storm/Desert Shield. They determine that not all Americans were in favor of the Gulf War and examine the Gulf War Syndrome. They discover that another possible cause pertains to chemical weaponry or fallout from Allied bombing.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 37 Downloads
The Gulf War 1990-1991
High schoolers examine facets of the Gulf War. For this Gulf War lesson, students review vocabulary and people related to the war. High schoolers then research various Gulf War Topics in heterogeneous groups. Students share their findings with their classmates.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 22 Downloads
Drums of War
Students research the political climate prior to major American wars of the past, then reflect on the current call for power to confront Iraq. They create posters using newspaper articles and headlines to highlight the major opinions of that time.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 34 Downloads
Crisis, Realignment, and the Dawn of the Post-Cold War World: 1975-1991
Explore the shift in politics, population growth, and economy that followed the Cold War. Upper graders begin this journey in 1975 with the postcolonial crises and Asian economic expansion, then moves into the end of the bi-polar world in 1989.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
Lincoln, Patriotism and Protest
Eleventh graders explore arguments surrounding Abraham Lincoln's opposition to the Mexican War. They compare the arguments surrounding Lincoln's opposition to war with those surrounding war protestors during the Persian Gulf War in 1991.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Desert Storm, Revisited
Students re explore a piece of history to bring it back into focus for today's young people. They enhance their building on their distance from the conflict with an objective debate about its merits. Students research maps, charts and photos as a visual aid to a debate.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 18 Downloads
Iraq: How Did We Get Here?
Students examine the role of the Department of Defense. They explain the process in which the government decides it is going to go to war with another country. They identify key decision makers and explore the role of the United Nations.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
War and the Media Press Freedom vs. Military Censorship
Students analyze the relationship between war and media. In this media awareness lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on freedom of the press and military censorship. Students participate in an activity connected to the content of the lecture.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
World War II and Propaganda Efforts
Students define propaganda and list the various propaganda techniques used to influence people. They identify propaganda methods used by the American Government to encourage Americans to support the war effort
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 189 Downloads
The Cold War: Solving the Mystery of History with Voices on Vinyl
Eighth graders explore the Cold War Era. In this world history lesson, 8th graders discover the positions taken by countries during the Cold War as they listen to lectures regarding the major events and turning points in the Cold War. Students also read selected text and listen to music regarding the era.
8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 46 Downloads
Armadillo: Reporting on War
Point of view is everything, especially when reporting about the war in Afghanistan. Class members compare and contrast the same event from the war in Afghanistan as reported by five different sources. Learners are also asked to rank the reliability of various sources.
10th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 8 Downloads
Gettysburg: The Civil War's Costliest Battle
Students research the Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg. For this Gettysburg lesson, students analyze journals and letters written by the Gettysburg soldiers. Students define Civil War soldier vocabulary words. Students compare and contrast the two drafts of the Gettysburg Address, learn about the leaders of the war in a power point, rewrite 3 paragraphs of the Gettysburg Address, and complete a creative project.
5th - 6th Language Arts 26 Views 87 Downloads