JFK AND LBJ Writing Assignment

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JFK AND LBJ Writing Assignment

THE SECOND SEMESTER OF US HISTORY

THE WHOLE YEAR OF US HISTORY

The 1960's where a very turbulent period. America needed leaders who could react to enormous public pressure and meet the challenges of a nation moving towards a new modern era. Presidents Kennedy and Johnson had to deal with civil rights issues, the Cold War, the Vietnam and the social upheaval of the turbulent sixties.

This WRITING ASSIGNMENT includes:

- LBJ AND JFK PPT
- History Channel Video Link
- Directions
- 3 page note taking guide for the book, history channel video and source documents.
- Paragraph sheet
- Compare and Contrast explanation

1. JFK VS LBJ Teaching: This is a 1 day unit on JFK and LBJ discussing what they did and how they dealt with things during their Presidencies. It is a 18 slide PPT which includes a note taking sheet. (1 day)

2. History Channel note guide / link: As an extension I also show the History Channel President videos for each of the presidents. ( JFK and LBJ) The videos are about 10 minutes in length each.

LINK TO HISTORY CHANNEL VIDEO

3. Directions: This is a 1 page direction sheet for this in class writing assignment. It should take 3 days in class and 1 night of typing the final draft.

4. Note Taking Guides: There are 4 pages of note taking guides with this bundle. I have one for the book, one for the sources on JFK and LBJ, and one for the History Channel video.

5. Paragraph Sheet: My paragraph sheet makes writing easy while the students write one paragraph comparing LBJ and JFK in addition to contrasting LBJ and JFK using their notes. Included in this is a sheet to make this easy.

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JFK AND LBJ Writing Assignment
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JFK AND LBJ Writing Assignment
JFK AND LBJ Writing Assignment
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