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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Lessons

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Designed for teachers, a 15-lesson collection curated by the Smithsonian, examines how wars have impacted American society. Each resource includes a lesson plan, background information, a materials list, maps, images, and worksheets. An...
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Nov. 8, 1960 | Kennedy Is Elected President

For Students 9th - 12th
Using the presidential election of 1960 as background information, learners consider the push of electoral reform. They read about the events and issues surrounding President Kennedy's win in 1960 and compare them to the same issues...
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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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The Kennedys: An American Camelot?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A life in pictures makes sense for a frontline public family like the Kennedys. Slides depict the parents and each sibling as successful, sad, or tragic. The initial slide provides two web links for information to go along with the images.
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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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The Kennedy Administration

For Teachers 7th - 12th
From his inaugural speech to the Bay of Pigs, major events concerning the Kennedy presidency are discussed. Slides provide an array of images and web links to highlight some of the bigger issues surrounding President Kennedy. The...
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President Kennedy 1961 Inaugural Address

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The strong, direct words of President John F. Kennedy's inaugural address provided a philosophical turning point to 20th century American democracy. For 13 poignant minutes, the 35th president cautioned his fellow citizens about showing...
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High School Choir Visit to the Kennedy Center

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars attend a musical and tour the Kennedy Center. They are quizzed on the Kennedy Center and theater etiquette. A discussion occurs after the field trip.
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Resolving Kennedy's Legacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the Kennedy presidency. In this presidential history lesson, students watch "Resolving Kennedy's Legacy." Learners then discuss the provided questions regarding the presidency and write position papers about about the...
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John F. Kennedy

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about John F. Kennedy. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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A Case Study of Presidential Inaugurations: Kennedy and Obama

For Teachers 8th - 12th
How do the inauguration ceremonies of a president-elect reflect the values of that president? This is the question presented to government students as they research and compare the inaugurations of John F. Kennedy in 1961 and...
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Sample Differentiated Language Arts

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Meet the needs of all learners with this differentiated lesson. First, activate prior knowledge with a mini-lesson and examine one of the popular speeches, "I Have A Dream" by Martin Luther King Jr., or "New Frontier" by John. F....
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President Kennedy and Kentucky Politics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the interactions between Kentucky Governor Bert Combs and President Kennedy. They examine JFK's interest in Kentucky politics and construct history through Governor Bert Comb's interview.
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John F. Kennedy: A Personal Story (2 Parts)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the life and times of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was different than any other president America had ever seen.
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Virtual Tour of John F. Kennedy Library

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take a virtual tour of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. In this Kennedy presidency lesson, students access the library via the Internet and take notes on the experience. Students write essays using the information they...
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Kennedy's New Frontier (5)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 13 fill in the blank questions regarding the Kennedy presidency. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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New Frontier/Kennedy

For Students 8th - 11th
In this new frontier worksheet, students respond to 16 short answer questions about the Kennedy presidency events such as the Space Race, the Warren Commission, and other events.
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John F. Kennedy

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 11 short answer and essay questions about the achievements of John F. Kennedy. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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Kennedy's New Frontier (1)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 12 multiple choice questions regarding the Kennedy presidency. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Writing About Informational Text The Berlin Wall

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
On June 26, 1963 President John F. Kennedy delivered his famous "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech close to the Berlin Wall at the Rudolph Wilde Platz. On June 12, 1987 President Ronald Reagan Delivered his famous "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down...
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The President’s Desk

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through an engaging interactive site. The guide offers a...
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To What Extent Were Civil Rights a Priority for the Kennedy Administration?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Designed for an advanced placement class, this resource requires class members to assess President Kennedy's dedication to civil rights through reading, discussion, and writing. Provided with a set of eight primary and secondary sources,...
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A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rather than windmills, Ignatius J. Reilly, the hero of John Kennedy Toole's Pulitzer Prize-winning A Confederacy of Dunces, battles against modernity. Find out why Professor Walter Isaacson thinks Toole's novel should get viewers' votes...
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The Kennedy Administration and the Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students evaluate the Kennedy Administration's involvement in the civil rights movement. In this Civil rights lesson, students read and take notes from speeches connected to the historic March on Washington from the National Archives in...