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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 39 Views 138 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
Mapping Your State's Role in the Vietnam War
Students recognize reasons to celebrate Memorial Day. Students create a map of victims of the VIetnam War. Using the internet, students 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
South Koreans in the Vietnam War
Learners 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 & 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 83 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Infamous and Ingenious Ho Chi Minh Trail
The United States National Security Agency described it as one of "the great achievements in military engineering of the twentieth century. Support your classroom study of the Vietnam War with this brief but effective video, which describes the political, strategic, economic linchpin that was the Ho Chi Minh Trail.
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
Compare and Contrast Knowledge of Vietnam War
Kids compare and contrast knowledge of the Vietnam War. They consider what they know and how their knowledge has changed after listening to oral histories from the war. They compare the understanding of the war from the perspective of stakeholders involved.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
"Uncle Sam's Got Himself in a Terrible Jam": Protest Music and the Vietnam War
"And it's one, two, three...what are we fighting for?" Use music to assess the climate of protest during the Vietnam War, listening to and analyzing Country Joe MacDonald's "I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die Rag" (lyrics included). Historians discuss feelings the song evokes and the nature of music within protest.
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 12 Views 135 Downloads
Restructuring the Post War World: 1945-Present
You have just entered the Cold War Zone, with 96 slides at your disposal. From changes in government in China, The Marshall Plan, and the Iron Curtain, to the Vietnam War and Ronald Regan, this presentation will help you cover it all. A highly comprehensive, clear, and well-organized resource, a wonderful addition to any unit on world politics after WWII.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 148 Downloads
Influential People Taking A Stand
Seventh graders explore how influential people have taken a stand on difficult issues and the consequences that followed. This lesson connect American studens with students in England who present their own person for exploration.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Vietnam War Quiz
The Vietnam War is a fascinating topic. After reading or lecturing on this infamous war, give your class a 10-question multiple choice quiz to check for understanding. Saigon, military tactics, and major events are a few of the items they'll need to know to get an A.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 20 Downloads
Opposing Views on the Vietnam War
Young scholars consider opinions regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam lesson, students compare Nixon and Johnson's policies about the war. Young scholars also research the anti-war movements as well as the sentiments of the those how supported the war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 43 Views 115 Downloads
The Vietnam War
Part one of a three-part series of videos on the Vietnam War is presented here. The video is quite good! It covers the reasons why the US got into the war in the first place, and does a good job of describing how this war was different than any other conflict the country had ever previously been involved in.
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Things They Carried: Figurative Language
". . .facts were formed by sensation, not the other way around, and when you listened to one of his (Rat Kiley's) stories, you'd find yourself performing rapid calculations in your head, subtracting superlatives, figuring the square root of an absolute and then multiplying by maybe.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 4 Downloads
The Vietnam War: Geopolitical map and US Involvement
High schoolers identify the important geographic and political locations on a map of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. They draw and label 19 items of geographic and political importance. Students are introduced to the Vietnam War through power point slides.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Vietnam War: Causes and US Involvement
Learners are introduced to the origins of the Vietnam War, including causes and US involvement. They are given a reading handout over the Vietnam war with questions to answer. Students are shown picture of important people, maps, and etc. They listen to a lecture over causes for US involvement in the Vietnam War.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
The Vietnam War: War Protest and America
Students discuss the article 'Bowling Alone'. They discuss the notes over war protest in the US during the Vietnam War. Students identify the main ideas of the article 'Bowling Alone.' They discuss the lecture on the war protest in American during the Vietnam War.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads