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33 reviewed resources for john f kennedy assassination

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Kennedy Assassination: Cutting through Conspiracies

For Teachers 9th - 11th
First exploring the facts about the John F. Kennedy assassination, this impressive presentation dismantles many popular conspiracy theories about that fateful day. From Jack Ruby's motives to "the magic bullet" to Fidel Castro, the...
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On This Day: President John F. Kennedy - Life, Death, Legacy

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
John F. Kennedy and the American Camelot dazzled the United States. His legacy is more complicated, however, and it includes the failed Bay of Pigs invasion. Pupils view history as it unfolded with news reels on the Bay of Pigs, Cuban...
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Reliving History Through Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars read a first hand account of John F. Kennedy's assassination. They write an essay describing how a world or national event affected them.
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JFK Assassination - The Facts

For Students 5th - 6th
For this JFK assassination worksheet, learners read the facts about the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Students then complete 3 activities for the worksheet.
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Similarities of the Lincoln and Kennedy Assassinations

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students research the Lincoln and Kennedy assassinations. For this presidential history lesson, students check their research against the provided list of similarities between the 2 Presidents and the details regarding their assassinations.
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Vietnam War: Kennedy Assassination

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students determine how the Kennedy assassination impacted the United States and, more specifically, the Vietnam War. In this 20th century American history lesson, students read books and view video clips of the event and then write...
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Civil Rights Act of 1964

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewWas JFK a fallen Civil Rights hero—or a fraud? Learners examine Kennedy's own words and those of his critics to decide for themselves. After examining Kennedy's actions before his assassination, they determine what sort of legacy he left...
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Oswald Assassination

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What happened to Harvey Oswald after he assassinated President John F. Kennedy? The assessment designed for social studies has scholars describe the image of Oswald's assassination and explain its historical significance. It uses short...
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President Johnson 1965 Inaugural Address

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Rocked by the sudden assassination of their beloved President John F. Kennedy, the American people elected Lyndon B. Johnson to be the 36th president of the United States. President Johnson addresses his fellow citizens from the Capitol...
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Grandparent Interview

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
An engaging lesson focuses on personal experiences with well-known historical events, such as the bombing of Pearl Harbor or the assassination of John F. Kennedy. After interviewing their grandparents or other members of the community,...
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Assassination and Aftermath: The Death of JFK and the Warren Report

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine the ways in which the assassination of President John F. Kennedy affected American history and American culture. They explain the role of the media in documenting American history and also influencing that history.
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The Kennedy Years

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read text and view films about the Kennedy administration. In this preseidential administration lesson, 8th graders interview someone who lived during Sputnik, write summaries of lectures, and create posters demonstrating...
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Sources of Information

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review information from a previous lesson about JFK and his assassination. As a class, they identify sources they believe historians use and describe the difference between a primary and secondary source. In groups, they...
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JFK Analysis

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine a recent study of the JFK assassination. They review evidence provided by retired atmospheric chemist, Ken Rahn, and ballistics specialist and statistician, Larry Sturdivan, and determine whether or not they believe a...
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John Glenn: The All-American Hero

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students watch a video and participate in discussion about test pilot, astronaut, senator, and hero-John Glenn.
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Flashbulb Memories - Jackie Paintings

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine photographs of Jackie Kennedy after the assassination of her husband. After reading different points of view, they write their own critique of the photographs. They answer discussion questions and make their own...
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JFK Assassination

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students write equations of a line. In this algebra lesson, students investigate the assassination of JFK through linear equations. They calculate the length of given line segments.
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The President's Assassin: Motives and Outcomes

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars investigate the assassinations of four American presidents. Through research, groups create a dossier on one of the four men who were the assassins. After presentations of the dossiers, the class looks for common traits in...
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The Era That Shaped Oswald

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a video about Lee Harvey Oswald. They discover the world that shaped his beliefs. They discuss the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the importance of the event.
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Beyond Birmingham, Summer 1963

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The assassination of Medgar Evers. The integration of the University of Alabama. The March on Washington. The "I Have a Dream" speech. Created by the Alabama History Education Initiative, this resource examines how the events that...
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The Assassin's Hand

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners read and study William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Then they choose another historical figure that was assassinated and complete a research assignment on that person.
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The Kennedy Center

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the historic circumstances and legislation which led to creation of the Kennedy Center. They use Kennedy Center inscriptions, art, and performances as sources for creative writing.
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Lesson: Skin Fruit: Propaganda of the Deed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Art can express acts of injustice and move society to action. Upper graders analyze contemporary art relating to specific moments in history. They discuss propaganda, anarchy, sociology, and violence as activism. After researching and...
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A President's Vision: Lyndon Baines Johnson

For Teachers 5th - 11th Standards
Learners take a closer look at the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson, including the Great Society and the passage of the Voting Rights Act, through image analysis and primary source worksheets.