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"Let us Reason Together" Lyndon Johnson, Master Legislator
Young scholars explore the contributions of Lyndon B. Johnson. In this congress lesson, students listen to their instructor lecture on the prowess of Lyndon B. Johnson's legislative skills. Young scholars respond to discussion questions connected to the lecture and participate in a legislative simulation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Lyndon B. Johnson
High schoolers take a closer look at legislation passed in the 1960s. In this Great Society lesson plan, students research 6 key pieces of legislation signed into law by Johnson. High schoolers use their findings to write collaborative reports.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 25 Downloads
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
The 36th President: Lyndon B. Johnson, US History
Students 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
Students examine the presidential achievements and regrets of Lyndon B. Johnson. In this primary source research instructional activity, students read excerpts of LBJ's diary and conduct further research on topics mentioned in the diary. Students 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
Learners 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
JFK, LBJ, and the Fight for Equal Opportunity in the 1960s
High schoolers examine the presidencies and John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. In this American history instructional activity, students specifically analyze the civil rights support of the 2 presidents and their support of civil rights legislation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 29 Downloads
Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency
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.
9th - 10th 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 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
Students analyze the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. They read the background to the Vietnam War and the social, political, and miliary issues surrounding the War and how they affected President Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society Program. They write an analysis of how the Vietnam War became a scar upon President Johnson's presidency.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 8 Views 20 Downloads
LBJ-- Escalation in Vietnam and Domestic Programs
Eighth graders investigate the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson, 8th graders research the escalation of the war during Lyndon Johnson's presidency. Students also explore the domestic programs that Johnson promoted. Students compose comparative essays regarding the topics.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
The Decision to Americanize the War in Vietnam
Students research the major events of the Vietnam War and construct a timeline. They do the same with the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson or the 1960's. They act as an advisor to President Johnson to recommend a course of action regarding the Vietnam War.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 37 Downloads
The Changing Role of Women
Eleventh graders examine the evolution of women's rights in America. In this cultural movements lesson plan, 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
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
Was the Great Society Successful?
Young scholars explore the Great Society. In this U.S. history and government lesson plan, students view the video "The Great Society," identify the major points of the speech, and compare and contrast the content with The New Deal.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 14 Downloads