Richard Nixon Teacher Resources
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Analyzing the Language of Presidential Debates
Scholars assess how word choice and linguistic patterns affect a presidential debate. They examine candidates' words for repetition and analyze what this repetition means. Then they locate countries that fit the expression free world. In...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Watergate Scandal: United States vs. Nixon
While the break-in at Watergate in the 1970s and the subsequent resignation of President Nixon was surely scandalous, what is more noteworthy is the lasting impact such an event had on the American public. With this engaging video, your...
9 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Sentence Completion 21: Low-Advanced SAT Level
Learners must select the best words to complete the six sentences on a worksheet designed to test their critical thinking skills as well as their vocabulary knowledge. The included answer sheet, which details how to determine the correct...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
The Death Sentence Remains A Question
Examine the results of recent opinion polls on where people stand on the issue of the death penalty. In groups, middle schoolers examine various cases dealing with this issue and discuss the judgments. They write their own argument for...
7th - 8th English Language Arts
BSI: Biographical Scene Investigators
Turn your middle schoolers into Biographical Scene Investigators in an investigative reporting instructional activity! They identify heroic individuals selected from the provided list and keep their own evidence notebooks regarding the...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
A History of Historical Perspective on the Inauguration
Explore primary sources about historical perspectives on the US presidential Inauguration. Your class views video clips, researches time-lines, and explores Internet resources concerning the Inaugural process. This activity includes...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Cartoons for the Classroom: Herblock at 100
In celebration of renowned cartoonist Herb Block's Library of Congress exhibition, this handout includes 2 of his famous political cartoons for scholars to analyze. Background information describes "Herblock's" career, and talking points...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Brief American Pageant: The Stalemate Seventies
A glimpse of the political and economic contexts of the 1970's, this series of slides includes two graphs (median family income and Consumer Price Index) and a map that details the results of the 1972 Nixon-McGovern Presidential...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
From the School House to the White House
Students recall visits to museums, then read a news article about a museum exhibit that shows what U.S. presidents were like during their childhood. In this U.S. history and current events activity, the teacher introduces the article...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History