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Stars and Stripes Forever: Researching Veteran's Day and Historical Events
Sixth graders research Veteran's Day and wars that affected the United States. In this research activity, 6th graders work in small groups to create an oral presentation based on Internet and conventional research. They complete bibliographies and bookmarks for research materials.
6th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 44 Downloads
Why Did America Get Involved in Vietnam?
In this Vietnam study guide worksheet, students investigate what led the United States into involvement in the Vietnam War. Students respond to 7 short answer questions based on the worksheet as well as textbook reading.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 106 Downloads
Vietnam: Lesson 3
Students examine the Gulf of Tonkin incident and investigate the Ho Chi Minh Trail. In this Vietnam lesson, students complete discussion activities about the Gulf of Tonkin incident, the Ho Chi Minh Trail, and the approaches of Kennedy and Johnson to the conflict in Vietnam.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
The Khmer Rouge
Students examine life in Cambodia and Vietnam from 1975-1979, Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge. They discuss how an otherwise peaceful society could allow such events to take place and write a short paper and complete a culminating project.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Shadow of the Dragon
Students complete literary analysis and a topic study for Shadow of a Dragon.In this literary analysis lesson, students complete a prewriting about the topics of gangs, Vietnam, and immigrants. Students complete 49 activities related to the topic.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
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.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 10 Views 10 Downloads
Tonkin Gulf Incident
Eleventh graders investigate the Tonkin Gulf Incident. In this Vietnam War lesson, 11th graders conduct research of primary sources about the incident, analyze the sequence of events related to the incident, and decide whether the U.S. reaction to the incident was justified.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Evolution of Mass Media after 1920
Eleventh graders study the importance of media through American History. In this American History lesson, 11th graders develop teamwork skills discovering information regarding an assigned time period. Students predict and analyze the impact of media in history and today.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
How to Analyze a Primary Source
Ninth graders examine different types of primary sources. In this Social Studies lesson, 9th graders participate in an activity that makes them use higher level thinking skills. Students complete worksheets on primary sources.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Drums of War
Students research the political climate prior to major American wars of the past, then reflect on the current call for power to confront Iraq. They create posters using newspaper articles and headlines to highlight the major opinions of that time.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 34 Downloads
Give Peace a Chance
Students research protest songs of the Vietnam War era. They search for information on the artists and motivation for the lyrics. They interview people who remember the music from that era and bring back information they found.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 39 Downloads
Discovering Dynamic Decades
Tenth graders prepare a report on the social, cultural, and political elements of the 40's and 60's. They interview their parents and grandparents and conduct additional research. They prepare PowerPoint presentations comparing/contrasting the two eras.
10th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Billie Holiday's Song "Strange Fruit"
Pupils analyze a variety of primary source materials related to lynching (news articles, letters written to or written by prominent Americans, pamphlets, broadsides, etc.) in order to assess the effectiveness of the anti-lynching campaign spearheaded by African-Americans.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 74 Downloads
Questions of War and Peace: Using Case Studies to Teach the History of American Foreign Policy
Students read three case studies to focus on how the United States dealt with foreign policy issues. In groups, they read about the decision to drop the atomic bomb, the commitment of troops to Vietnam and wwhether to send troops to Somalia.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 12 Downloads
Learners analyze news articles from the Vietnam War era to describe how POW's and their families were portrayed in the media. In this Vietnam War lesson plan, students write letters from a POW perspective and propose solutions to the POW problem in Vietnam.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 15 Views 47 Downloads