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Students 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. Students respond to discussion questions connected to the lecture and participate in a legislative simulation.
Analyze the inaugural speeches of selected presidents in this primary source analysis lesson. 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. They then research post World War II presidents' inaugural speeches and determine whether they met their goals.
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.
Students take a closer look at the political side of the American Civil Rights Movement. In this 20th century American history lesson, students research the contributions of President Johnson, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and J. Edgar Hoover to the movement. Students also read the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Students research Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson then utilize their findings to determine what each of the three Presidents contributed to the Civil Rights Movement. In this U.S. History lesson, students work in small groups to create a poster and a Venn Diagram that depicts their findings.
No need to look any further. This resource has everything for a solid exploration of the role of African Americans in the Vietnam War. Class members read primary sources, including a Martin Luther King speech, political cartoons of the era, as well as a comic book. All of the discussion questions are included as are the materials. In the end, 11th graders create an informational flyer for King's April 4th, 1967 speech. It includes a synthesis of information they learned throughout.
Tenth graders examine the United States Constitution. In this American Government lesson, 10th graders read excerpts from President Johnson's speech to Congress and parts of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Students research other obstructions which were placed before African Americans attempting to vote before the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this presidential history lesson, students research the accomplishments of Lyndon B. Johnson. Students create wanted posters and commemorative plaques that feature their research findings.
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. Polk influenced the women's movement in the United States. Students write letters and create posters based on their findings.
High schoolers 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. High schoolers then prepare a Prezi presentation of their research and impressions.