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Chapter 24 – The JFK & LBJ Administrations
For this 20th century American history worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages regarding the Kennedy and Johnson presidencies and respond to 46 short answer questions.
Vietnam: A Divided Nation
Eleventh graders examine events leading up to and during the Vietnam War. They research assigned topics utilizing interviews, Powerpoint presentations, timelines, and collages in their presentations.
A Science Vacation
Ninth graders conduct research about significant historical persons in the realm of Science. Using the information gathered they conduct an imaginary field trip to different locations that hold historical and scientific significance.
60's Pop Art: Multiples of Me
Learners discover characteristics of Pop Art through slides and discussion of the 60's era and produce a pop art portrait of themselves using Clarisworks paint program and Hyperstudio.
Pop Art: Multiples of Me!
Students discuss major events in the 60's era including conflicts, culture, and history. Students also take a look at artists from this time and discover Pop Art. They then create their own portrait in the Pop Art style using Clarisworks Paint and Hyperstudio.
ArtWords: Writing about Art Then and Now
Students use observation skills to develop skills inc. They develop thinking skills and develop descriptive writing. They refine their thinking with concrete materials and make a collage that updates this mural to reflect current culture.
ace Word Search
For this - ace word family word search, 1st graders will find and circle 11 -ace family words. The words vary in difficulty from ace to disgrace.
Cold War/Civil Right Crossword Puzzle
In this online interactive U. S. History crossword puzzle learning exercise, learners use the 10 clues regarding the Cold War and Civil Rights Movement to find the appropriate answers to complete the word puzzle.
The U.S. Presidents
Students identify the Presidents of the U.S. by their physical characteristics and their impact on America. For this Presidents lesson plan, students read about each President, look at their pictures, and identify each of them based on their look and their impact.
A Science Vacation
Ninth graders research various people and locations of significance that are instrumental in the development of scientific theories. For this scientific theory lesson students use different media formats to present their research.
Reader's Theater: President
In this reader's theater worksheet, learners read a reader's theater about the Constitutional Convention and answer short answer questions about it. Students answer 6 questions.
Art: Mural Project
Students create murals. In this visual arts activity, students study the process of creating murals and then design civil rights murals or their own.
In this new frontier activity, students respond to 16 short answer questions about the Kennedy presidency events such as the Space Race, the Warren Commission, and other events.
The Cold War: 1945-1991
The best part of this presentation about the Cold War is the various pictures, photos, and maps throughout the slides. The timeline of this time period is difficult to follow in the presentation, as well as the details about several main points that are mentioned but not discussed. Perhaps utilized most effectively in the context of your existing lecture, these slides would serve as a way to connect events under the umbrella of the Cold War.
Sing a Song of Coinage
Students examine the Tennessee state quarter. They discuss Tennessee's musical heritage, examine all of the coins and as a group, create a song about coins or money. They also complete worksheets pertaining to the lesson.
Pioneers In Space
Students discover the meaning of the word pioneer by using a variety of different activities. They are introduced to some of the pioneers of aviation in Ohio. They use coins and conduct research about some of the persons who accomplished great things in aviation.
United States -- Soviet Cooperation
Learners examine the competition between the United States and Russia to put the first man in space. In groups, they use the internet to identify areas in which the two countries cooperated with one another to promote space exploration. They create a timeline and write an essay on the topic.
More Space About Space
Students identify important events in space exploration history, analyze the reasons for a space station, and describe what they would do aboard a space station using Internet research.
Focused Learning Lesson
Eleventh graders use data to discuss and describe the major cause and effect relationships of the Cold War. They are to create various results based on what they have read.
The Flat-Out Truth
In this Earth's shape worksheet, students read an article about a gentleman who believes the Earth is flat. Then students complete 5 short answer questions.