Students create timelines for the Youth Culture, Latino/Chicano movements, Civil Rights and Black Power, Women's Rights movement, and Native American Civil Rights movement then provide analysis using the AP Historical Thinking Skills.
Students organize content information and apply historical thinking skills. The assignment can be used for content introduction to the counter culture, leftist, and civil rights movements of the late 20th century, or can be used specifically for test review.
Lesson plans have been developed using the College Board AP United States History Professional Development program 2014-2015, Course and Exam descriptions Updated Fall 2015, 14 years experience as an AP instructor and my experience as an AP reader.
Thematic Objectives: The lesson focuses on the AP Thematic Learning Objectives of American National Identity (NAT), Politics and Power (POL), and Culture and Society (CUL) however connections could be made to other themes as well.
Historical Thinking Skills: Periodization, Contextualization, and Change and Continuity, and Comparison, and Causation.
Key Concepts: 8.2 and 8.3 (earlier entries will hit a variety of previous key concepts)