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South Koreans in the Vietnam War
Students consider why South Koreans fought in the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson, 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 4 Views 15 Downloads
Vietnam Once Again
Students share what they know about the Vietnam War before examining how the war was viewed and by people who lived during that period. They write essays expressing opinions on why it is still difficult for Americans to discuss the war.
6th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 60 Downloads
Peace and Aggression: A Challenge of Our Time
Students examine the arguments for and against the United States involvement in the Vietnam War. In groups, they must assign the Vietnam War a just or unjust war using the techniques used to fight and the reasons used by the government to declare war.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 38 Downloads
"It was my view then, and still is, that you don't make war without knowing why." Remembering Vietnam is a powerful resource. The essential questions, the activities, the readings, the materials examined all seek to provide learners with the information Tim O'Brien refers to in The Things they Carried.
11th Social Studies & History 82 Views 104 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Vietnam War & its Impact on American Society
Foster discussion in your advanced high school history class with primary sources from the Vietnam War era. After a timeline activity involving manipulatives, pupils get down to business analyzing and categorizing the document set. All of this work is in preparation for a fish bowl discussion and timed essay.
10th - 12th Language Arts 76 Views 71 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Vietnam War – Up Close and Personal
High schoolers examine the impact of the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson, students discuss the music, the video images, and the culture of the war. High schoolers create a classroom timeline that features major events in the war and write about how the war impacted the United States.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 106 Downloads
The Vietnam War: A Popular Music Approach
Students explore the Vietnam War in music. In this Vietnam lesson, students listen to and analyze popular music from the Vietnam era in order to understand the use of propaganda regarding the controversial war. Students develop questions for interviews with grown-ups who remember the war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 44 Downloads
1968: Year of Social Change and Turning Point in Vietnam and the United States
Eleventh graders examine the year 1968 in Vietnam and the United States. They work together to research events which they create a timeline. They also read primary source documents of veterans of the Vietnam War.
11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 38 Downloads
An Overview of the Vietnam War
A highly engaging warm-up activity kicks off this plan for teaching class members about the Vietnam War. After the anticipatory activity, the teacher chooses the means by which to provide an overview of the war (PowerPoint, lecture, textbook, etc.
11th Social Studies & History 50 Views 61 Downloads
Rockin’ the World: Rock and Roll and Social Protest in 20th Century America
Pupils explore protest songs. In this interdisciplinary lesson, students examine issues-based music by summarizing lyrics and revealing inferences, generalizations, conclusions, and points of view found in the songs.
7th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 164 Downloads
The Tet Offensive and the Vietnam War
Students comprehend how the United States became involved in what one historian called the quagmire. Students identify and analyze the importance of the Tet Offensive in turning American public opinion against the Vietnam War. Students identify how the Vietnam War is still a vital part of American life and culture.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 4 Views 22 Downloads
Muhammad Ali and his Vietnam War Resistance: Defining Nonviolent Action through Gandhi and King
Students research Muhammad Ali's act of civil disobedience. In this civil disobedience lesson, students research Ali's defiance of the Vietnam War draft and compare his reasoning to Martin Luther King's thoughts on the war. Students debate nonviolent action and write a response to Ali's violent/nonviolent nature in his life and draft resistance.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 12 Views 62 Downloads
Students explore the impact of the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam and popular culture lesson, students research and plot major events in the conflict. Students interview people regarding their memories of the war and watch the movie " The Ten Thousand Day War.
7th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 42 Downloads
A Study of Vietnam through Primary Resources
Students discover details about the Vietnam Era. In this 20th century American history lesson, students participate in classroom station activities that require them to analyze speeches by President Nixon, music from the era, and photographs from the era.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
Opposing Views on the Vietnam War
Young scholars analyze the feelings of Americans regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson, students collaborate to research Internet and print sources regarding the perspectives on U.S. involvement in the war. Young scholars participate in a simulation that requires them to consider how they would react to being called to service in Vietnam.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 35 Views 201 Downloads
Opposing Views on the Vietnam War
Learners consider opinions regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam lesson, students compare Nixon and Johnson's policies about the war. Learners also research the anti-war movements as well as the sentiments of the those how supported the war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 41 Views 112 Downloads
The Vietnam War
Students acquire information about the Vietnam War Era from the internet, textbook and various sources. They transfer the information that they have acquired into a newspaper format. Students create editorials, cartoons, graphics and feature articles about the Vietnam War.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 28 Downloads