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The history, context, and ramifications of the Vietnam War are the topics of this lecture, which details the roles of China, England, France, and the U.S. in the conflict. A timeline and map guide viewers through the events of the Vietnam War.
18 mins 8th - 11th Social Studies & History 38 Views 138 Downloads
Opposing Views on the Vietnam War
Students consider opinions regarding the Vietnam War. For this Vietnam lesson, students compare Nixon and Johnson's policies about the war. Students 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
South Koreans in the Vietnam War
High schoolers 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 5 Views 15 Downloads
The Vietnam War 1954-1975
Discuss the full travesty of the Vietnam War. Whether it's for history class, Memorial Day, or Veterans Day, this slide show is sure to make an impact on learners in the upper grades. Vivid images, concise language, and the complete causes, effects, and events which occurred throughout the entire war are defined here, including the actions of each president who held office during war time.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 48 Views 83 Downloads
Opposing Views on the Vietnam War
Students 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. Students 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 37 Views 201 Downloads
Mapping Your State's Role in the Vietnam War
Learners recognize reasons to celebrate Memorial Day. Students create a map of victims of the VIetnam War. Using the internet, learners research information about soldiers from their state who were killd in action in Vietnam. Students explore the sacrificies of soldiers.
K - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 78 Downloads
John Lennon’s Imagine and the Vietnam War in the 1970’s
Learners analyze the song Imagine. In this Vietnam era lesson, students listen to and analyze the intention and meaning of Lennon's song "Imagine." They discuss what they think Lennon meant and how the song interplays with their own understanding of the 1970's and the Vietnam War.
9th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 22 Views 135 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
The Vietnam War – Up Close and Personal
Students examine the impact of the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War instructional activity, students discuss the music, the video images, and the culture of the war. Students 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 20 Views 107 Downloads
Anti-Vietnam War Movement Lesson
Students examine reasons why many Americans opposed the Vietnam War. In this world history lesson, students view a Powerpoint of anti-war images and a timeline of events that led to the war. Students examine speeches made by John Kerry and Martin Luther King Jr.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 14 Views 11 Downloads
In Country: An Integrated Look at the Vietnam War
High schoolers explore aspects of the Vietnam War and how it relates to the heritage of America. In an attempt to understand the level of involvement, students analyze statistics from the Vietnam war. High schoolers watch a video, read a book, and write their own political insights concerning the Vietnam war.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 22 Downloads
The Tet Offensive and the Vietnam War
Students discover how the United States became involved in the Vietnam War, the importance of the Tet Offensive in turning American public opinion against the war, and how the Vietnam War is still a part of American life and culture.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 50 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
Why the US Fought and Lost the Vietnam War
High schoolers examine the role of the United States in the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War instructional activity, students research primary and secondary sources to find out why the United States was involved in the war and why it was unsuccessful in the war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 42 Downloads
Famous Photographs of the Vietnam War: Images that Influenced Peoples' Opinions About the War
Tenth graders analyze photographs featuring the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson, 10th graders investigate selected photographs for the war and note their impressions of the photographs. Students consider the impact of photojournalism on the war as they keep track of their impressions on the provided graphic organizer.
10th Language Arts 6 Views 66 Downloads
The Nation in Conflict: The Vietnam War
Students explore American involvement in the Vietnam War. In this research skills lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding the involvement of the United States in the war and the impact of the war on American society. Students create Photostory or Movie Maker projects that feature their research findings.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 25 Downloads
The Impact of the Vietnam War on Popular Culture
Students examine images of Vietnam War. In this Vietnam lesson plan, students watch a slide-show of photographs and documents from the era. Students discuss the implications of the war and prepare to embark on a research project.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 47 Downloads
Empathy and the Vietnam War
Learners explore the implications of the draft during the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam lesson, students analyze the lyrics of songs that explore differents opinions of the Vietnam draft. Learners particpate in a role-play activity that requires them to consider the amnesty of the men who fled to Canada to dodge the draft and then write culminating essays.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 43 Downloads
Discovering Oral Histories of the Vietnam War Era
High schoolers collect and examine the oral histories of various Vietnam War participants and share the results of their historical research. They investigate the oral histories of one of the defined participants of the Vietnam Era. Students present to the class their participant's oral history.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
How the Vietnam War Transformed California?
Eleventh graders examine the effect of the Vietnam War on California. They work together to research social movements that occured during this period and its outcomes. They also interview veterans to better understand the impact of the war.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads