Vietnam War Teacher Resources
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Learners view a video clip on Vietnam war veterans. They discuss the video on Vietnam War veterans. Students use the veterans statements about the war to relate it to the decrease in support for the war. They read section 3, and discuss the loss of credibility of the Johnson administration.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Students brainstorm the importance of their family and how every family is important to the growth and development of a country. They read the short biography of Maya Lin included in the activity page link below. Discuss the importance of the Vietnam War Memorial.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 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
High School Students meet Veterans
Students meet Veterans. In this veteran instructional activity, students interview groups of Veterans from WWII, The Vietnam War, the Gulf War, The Korean War, and our current war. Students collect audio and visual media to create a website dedicated to veterans.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Art of Cynicism
High schoolers analyze selected pieces of art and infer how they reflect a sense of disillusionment, and/or cynicism in American society in the aftermath of the Vietnam War and Watergate scandal. Then they identify and place cultural attitudes of recent generations of Americans within a historical context.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 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
Vietnam and the Long-term Effect of War
High schoolers examine the effects of war on civilians. In this Vietnam War lesson, students research and discuss the reasons the Vietnam War began, why America became involved, and what some of the long-term effects of this war were.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
LBJ-- Escalation in Vietnam and Domestic Programs
Eighth graders investigate the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson, 8th graders research the escalation of the war during Lyndon Johnson's presidency. Students also explore the domestic programs that Johnson promoted. Students compose comparative essays regarding the topics.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Vietnam and the Presidential Jigsaw
Tenth graders evaluate the roles of the U.S. Presidents as they dealt with issues surrounding the Vietnam War. In teams, 10th graders research and compile data in spreadsheets. Using poster board or styrofoam, students create a jigsaw puzzle representing their research on one President.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Young scholars explore the Vietnam War. In this wartime culture instructional activity, students use primary sources to examine the impact of protests and the draft during the Vietnam War. Young scholars create informational posters based on their findings.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 22 Downloads
The Red Convertible
Students read and discuss the short story "The Red Convertible". They participate in extension activities related to each of the three parts of the story, planning a road trip, researching the Vietnam War, and writing a paper on their view of the ending.
10th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
The First Televised War
High schoolers view a film about the role of the media in the Vietnam War. They discuss the risks journalists face when covering a war and how the television changed how people at home saw the war. They answer questions to complete the lesson.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 17 Downloads