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The Things They Carried: Biography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"I want you to feel what I felt. I want you to know why story-truth is truer sometimes than happening-truth." A 10-lesson unit using The Things They Carried as the core text begins with an audio biography of Tim O'Brien. The powerful...
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Ken Burns

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Innovation, politics, race, war...these themes are continuously evident in humanity over the course of history, and are revealed with spectacular imagery and commentary by famed documentarian Ken Burns. While primarily focusing on...
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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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Vietnam 1945 - 1975 :The 10,000 Day War

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Each phase of the Vietnam War is fully developed and defined in terms of political cause and effect and social action. Phase one covers the onset of the war in 1945 through the French defeat at Dienbienphu. Phase two discusses American...
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Restructuring the Post War World: 1945-Present

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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...
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Influential People Taking A Stand

For Teachers 7th
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.
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US History Overview 3- WWll to Vietnam

For Students 8th - 11th
This video brings viewers up to modern history (1975) after taking them through WWII, the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. Though the format of the timeline might appear straightforward, viewers will be engaged...
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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 Things They Carried: What Makes a Book Great?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Is The Things They Carried a great book? After generating a list of characteristics of great literature, individuals measure The Things They Carried against this criteria, assess O'Brien's book, and support their stance with direct...
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The Things They Carried: Themes of the Book

For Teachers 9th - 12th
“A true war story is never moral. It does not instruct, nor encourage virtue, nor suggest models of proper human behavior." How do you tell a true war story? Is The Things They Carried a true war story? Does it have a moral? A theme?...
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The Things They Carried: The Plot Structure

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Why does Tim O'Brien arrange his stories as he does? Why mention the death of several of the soldiers before detailing the events? Readers are asked to consider whether the arrangement of the stories contributes to O'Brien's presentation...
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The Things They Carried: Character Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The seventh lesson plan in a ten-part unit that uses The Things They Carried as the core text, looks at the evolution of Norman Bowker, a character who "almost won the silver star for valor." Readers are asked to consider whether there...
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The Things They Carried: Figurative Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
". . .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...
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The Things They Carried: Characters

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"They all carried ghosts." Mitchell Sanders, Lieutenant Cross, Ted Lavender, Azar, Dave Jensen, Lee Strunk, Bob Kiley, Curt Lemon. Protagonists and antagonists? Major or minor characters? And what about Tim O'Brien? Author or character?...
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The Things They Carried: Culture and History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What would you carry? As part of a study of Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried, individuals are asked to imagine they have been drafted and are going to war. In a brief essay, they name three personal items they would take with them...
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The Infamous and Ingenious Ho Chi Minh Trail

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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President LBJ

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here's a quick look at the Johnson presidency. Each of his major acts are discussed with images and video web links. The Voting Rights Act, Tet Offensive, Civil Rights Act, and War on Poverty are defined.
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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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Two Sides to Every Story: Day 4

For Teachers 7th Standards
In collaborative groups, 7th graders discuss and analyze various texts relating events common to the Vietnam War era. They highlight main points in the texts and use them to create a found poem that describes a viewpoint represented in...
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Two Sides to Every Story: Day 1

For Teachers 7th Standards
The Vietnam war protests affected every aspect of 20th century mainstream culture. Seventh graders watch various protests and analyze how each one could have influenced shifts in music and verse. They read the short story "Stop the Sun"...
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Two Sides of Every Story: Day 2 and 3

For Teachers 7th Standards
Seventh graders read two different texts on the Vietnam War in order to analyze how different authors choose to portray a single event. They summarize each piece, considering the perspective and main idea of both.
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Two Sides to Every Story: Day 2 and 3

For Teachers 7th Standards
Seventh graders learn how various historic events can be portrayed in a variety of ways. The second and third days of an informative text unit reviews content-specific vocabulary before comparing and contrast the lives of Rosa Parks and...
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Chapter 28: Red Flags and Velvet Revolutions: The End of the Cold War, 1960-1990

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Set your historians up for testing success using this interactive flashcard tool. It is one of many learning strategies offered in this thorough online resource. Although designed for use with a text, the site is valuable independently....
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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)....