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"Let us Reason Together" Lyndon Johnson, Master Legislator
Learners explore the contributions of Lyndon B. Johnson. For this congress lesson, students listen to their instructor lecture on the prowess of Lyndon B. Johnson's legislative skills. Learners respond to discussion questions connected to the lecture and participate in a legislative simulation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
New Review A President's Vision: Lyndon Baines Johnson
Learners take a closer look at the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson, including the Great Society and the passage of the Voting Rights Act, through image analysis and primary source worksheets.
5th - 11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Lyndon B. Johnson
Students take a closer look at legislation passed in the 1960s. In this Great Society lesson, students research 6 key pieces of legislation signed into law by Johnson. Students use their findings to write collaborative reports.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 25 Downloads
The 36th President: Lyndon B. Johnson, US History
Learners research and analyze Lyndon B. Johnson's achievements as the 36th President focusing on his legislative program. They consider how the passage of time can influence a President's reputation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 18 Downloads
The Rise of Conservatism
Check out this fascinating, in-depth look at the rise of conservatism in the United States during the 1960s. The narrator discusses increased support for unregulated capitalism and individual autonomy, reaction to what appeared to be a decline of traditional family values, the shift in political ideology in southern states during the election between Lyndon B.
15 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
The Changing Role of Women
Eleventh graders examine the evolution of women's rights in America. In this cultural movements lesson, 11th graders analyze primary documents and discuss historical events in order to see how Abigail Adams, Eleanor Roosevelt, Lady Bird Johnson, Margaret Sanger, and James K.
11th Social Studies & History 5 Views 8 Downloads
Voting Rights Speech Before Congress
Is your class studying civil rights? Consider taking a look at President Lyndon B. Johnson's voting rights speech. This resource includes an abridged version and three related questions. Pupils consider Johnson's use of language and the effectiveness of the speech in light of the events of the time period.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
TOPPS—Presidential Inaugural Speeches
Analyze the inaugural speeches of selected presidents in this primary source analysis instructional activity. Middle schoolers collaborate to analyze an excerpt from Lyndon B. Johnson's inaugural speech and evaluate the speaker's argument, determining whether he met the goals he laid out.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 63 Downloads
JFK, LBJ, and the Fight for Equal Opportunity in the 1960s
Students examine the presidencies and John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. In this American history lesson, students specifically analyze the civil rights support of the 2 presidents and their support of civil rights legislation. Students use their research findings to create news commentary regarding the domestic policies of the 2 presidents.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 30 Downloads
Reading Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers
Students discover the impact "Lady Bird" Johnson had on America by reading a short biography. In this historical persons lesson, students read a multi page biography of the former first lady and write a summary of her life's work. Students answer critical thinking questions about "Lady Bird" Johnson when they finish reading.
K - 4th Science 4 Views 18 Downloads
South Koreans in the Vietnam War
Students consider why South Koreans fought in the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War instructional activity, students engage in an activity through which they investigate why South Koreans fought in the Vietnam War and how their participation in the war was viewed.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 15 Downloads
Who was Jim Crow? How did state and local governments restrict the freedoms and rights of African Americans? As you hold up a series of documents illustrating racial discrimination, your class members will identify rights that were restricted and will gain a better understanding of the types of legislation that segregated African Americans between 1860 and the 1960s.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Flying Inauguration of the "Sudden President
Students study the inauguration process as well as what the constitution states about who succeeds the President of the US when the office is emergently vacant. They discuss the role of government and the events leading to Lyndon Johnson's emergency inauguration.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Learners examine the presidential achievements and regrets of Lyndon B. Johnson. In this primary source research lesson, students read excerpts of LBJ's diary and conduct further research on topics mentioned in the diary. Learners then prepare a Prezi presentation of their research and impressions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
The future of Affirmative Action
Eleventh graders explore the term Affirmative Action. In this US History lesson, 11th graders create a presentation that will determine the future of federal affirmative action programs. Students write a speech that will be given in front of a senate committee.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
The Education of Freedmen...and Women and Children
Students examine political debate surrounding Freedmen's Bureau, use primary sources to explore trials and successes of effort to educate newly-freed slaves of all ages, research reasons for creation of Freedmen's Bureau, discuss President Johnson's reasons for vetoing legislation, and produce written descriptions of some Freedmen's schools and students who benefited from them.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
The Road to Civil Rights
Here is a fantastic resource on the civil rights movement! It includes reading materials and worksheets, and particularly highlights major legislation and the role of the judicial branch in the federal government in addressing the violation of individual rights.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 46 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Designed