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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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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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PPT
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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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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 Tet Offensive and the Vietnam War

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students comprehend how the United States became involved in what one historian called the quagmire. Students identify and analyze the importance of the Tet Offensive in turning American public opinion against the Vietnam War. Students...
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History: The Lessons of Vietnam

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the influence of U.S. involvement in foreign wars on Smerican society. They develop interview questions to ask veterans of the Vietnam War and write letters of introduction to them. Following the link interviews,...
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Vietnam: A Divided Nation

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine events leading up to and during the Vietnam War. They research assigned topics utilizing interviews, Powerpoint presentations, timelines, and collages in their presentations.
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Carolina K-12

An Overview of the Vietnam War

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A highly engaging warm-up activity starts this plan for teaching class members about the Vietnam War. After the anticipatory activity, the teacher chooses how to provide an overview of the war (PowerPoint, lecture, textbook, etc.). Next,...
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The Things They Carried: KWHL

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Before beginning The Things They Carried, class members are asked to use a KWHL chart to record what they know about war, what they want to know, and where they might find answers to their questions. Groups then research to topics of...
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What is Tet?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the conflict in Vietnam.  In this American History lesson, 7th graders analyze various pictures on the conflict.  Students discuss their findings and feelings about the conflict in Vietnam.  
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Tennessee State Library & Archives

Vietnam War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A picture can speak 1000 words. Scholars research the Vietnam War through the lens of a camera. Examining photos from the collection of Christopher D. Ammons allows open interpretation of life during one of America's darkest conflicts....
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Fallen Angels

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students read the novel, Fallen Angels, and examine the theme of coming of age during the Vietnam War. They create timelines of the 1960s, highlighting important issues of the era. They write research papers focusing on one particular...
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Walter Cronkite: Witness to History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students brainstorm a list of news sources. They interview people about today's media and discuss their results. After watching segments of a film about Walter Cronkite, they role play as reporters and subjects from an historic period...
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Johnson's Great Society (5)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 15 matching questions regarding Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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A Song for Every Headline - Lesson 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify popular songs from 1968 and make connections with the year's current events They recognize popular music as a reflection of the culture. They focus on songs of the Vietnam War era.
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Who’s Got Rights? An Introduction to Human Rights and Human Rights Defenders

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils explore human rights issues. In this social justice lesson, students examine human rights as they read segments of the "Universal Declaration of Human Rights," discuss photographs with human rights implications, and play a human...
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Anti-Vietnam War Movement Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine reasons why many Americans opposed the Vietnam War. In this world history instructional activity, students view a Powerpoint of anti-war images and a timeline of events that led to the war. Students examine speeches made...
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First Amendment or Treason?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students investigate the meaning of the First Amendments right of freedom of speech. They examine the anti-war movement that occurred during the 1960's in response to the war in Vietnam. While studying primary sources, they determine how...
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Worksheet
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Vietnam War Gallery Worksheet

For Students 10th
In this World History worksheet, 10th graders examine various photos during a gallery walk.  Students write answers to the questions. 
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Worksheet
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Vietnam Crossword

For Students 6th - 7th
In this crossword puzzle learning exercise, students read the clues and find 8 words about the Vietnam War to complete the crossword puzzle.

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