Vietnam War Teacher Resources

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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 1, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: War Coming Close to Home

For Teachers 8th Standards
Help readers develop the ability to understand complex text. Thanhha Lai's Inside Out & Back Again serves as the anchor work in this first unit that focuses not only on how word choice impacts tone and meaning, but also how to draw...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 1, Unit 2: Case Study: Why Do People Flee Home?

For Teachers 8th Standards
The 20 lessons in Module 1, Unit 2 continue the study of Thanhha Lai's Inside Out & Back Again. Scholars build their skills as they analyze informational texts that look at the experiences of other refugees and the challenges they...
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"EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 1, Unit 3: Culminating Project: Free Verse Inside Out and Back Again Poems"

For Teachers 8th Standards
The third and final unit in Module 1 asks students to craft two research-based, free verse, narrative poems that capture the experiences of refugees from a specific culture. Poets draw inspiration from their reading of Thanhha Lai's...
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Vietnam War

For Students 8th - 11th
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...
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The Vietnam War 1954-1975

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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The Vietnam War (1945 – 1975)

For Teachers 11th Standards
Have you ever wanted to do something so perfectly you wound up not doing it well at all? Young historians use primary and secondary documents to analyze the United States involvement in the Vietnam War. The issues surrounding the...
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The Vietnam War and Protest Music

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a must-have resource for your Vietnam War curriculum file. Class members view a PowerPoint that details the background of the conflict and then examines the reasons for and the effects of protest songs on American attitudes toward...
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"Uncle Sam's Got Himself in a Terrible Jam": Protest Music and the Vietnam War

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
"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)....
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Mapping Your State's Role in the Vietnam War

For Teachers K - 12th
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...
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Compare and Contrast Knowledge of Vietnam War

For Teachers 9th - 11th
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...
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South Koreans in the Vietnam War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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...
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Vietnam War Quiz

For Students 10th - 11th
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...
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Teaching the Vietnam War with Primary Sources from the New York Times

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Use the New York Times database of primary sources to teach a unit on the Vietnam War. The resource consists of a variety of primary sources as well as a lesson plan showcasing how to teach a lesson using them. Pupils analyze the sources...
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The Vietnam War: 1945-1975

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Do pupils know that the Vietnam War spanned a period of 30 years? A war that long is bound to leave devastating effects. Help young historians develop a comprehensive understanding of the war through multiple units on the subject that...
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The Vietnam War: Geopolitical map and US Involvement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils 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...
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The Tet Offensive and the Vietnam War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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.
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The Vietnam War: Causes and US Involvement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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...
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The Vietnam War: War Protest and America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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(Mis)Reported and (Mis)Remembered: The Vietnam War

For Teachers 11th Standards
What are the complicated legacies of the Vietnam War? Learners consider the question as they examine videos and primary sources from the conflict. After examining footage and documents such as the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution and an op-ed...
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Presidential Decisions During the Vietnam War

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
To begin a study of the Vietnam War, groups assume the role of a US president, examine primary source documents, and based on this limited information, must make a decision about the United States' actions during the Vietnam War. 
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The Vietnam War

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Using poignant images, this presentation makes a statement about the Vietnam War. While the lists and information in the presentation show an anti-war bias, it could be used as a discussion-starter. High school students could use the...
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An Overview of the Vietnam War

For Teachers 7th Standards
What is the best way to explain the devastation of war in an age-appropriate way? Here's a resource that makes it easier for young historians to understand the experiences of soldiers during the Vietnam War. Pupils participate in a...
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Opposing Views on the Vietnam War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers consider opinions regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam lesson, students compare Nixon and Johnson's policies about the war. High schoolers also research the anti-war movements as well as the sentiments of the those...
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Opposing Views on the Vietnam War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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. Learners participate...