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Modern America Unit: Watergate, Iranian Hostage, Reagan, Persian Gulf War, 9/11!

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Modern America Unit: Watergate, Iranian Hostage, Reagan, Persian Gulf War, 9/11!

This Modern America Unit Bundle is included in the much larger American History Super Unit, Version 6/6, located here:


The 13 resources included in the Modern America Unit are listed here:

✔ 1.) Watergate Scandal: Guided Notes to Teach Watergate, Fall of Nixon, Rise of Ford!
✔ 2.) Watergate and the Media: How was the Watergate Scandal represented in the media?

✔ 3.) Iranian Hostage Crisis & Jimmy Carter: Students examine Crisis & Carter's Legacy

✔ 4.) Ronald Reagan & Walter Mondale 1984 Election: It's Morning in America Propaganda

✔ 5.) Ronald Reagan and His Policies: Reaganomics, Iran-Contra Affair, Libya, Cold War

✔ 6.) Persian Gulf War & Leadership of George H.W. Bush Web Quest

✔ 7.) Major Events of the 1980s & 1990s Student Project: 24 events for student choice!

✔ 8.) Election of 2000: Bush v. Gore PLUS examine other controversial elections!

✔ 9.) September 11th Terrorist Attacks: PowerPoint / Guided Notes Timeline for 9/11!

✔ 10.) The Falling Man: Remembering September 9/11: Image, Video Analysis, & Reflection

✔ 11.) Growing National Debt: Engaging Video, Article, Simulation Web Quest for Debt!

✔ 12.) Modern America "I Can" Statements & Learning Goal Log: Entirely Editable!
✔ 13.) Modern America Unit Assessment: 2-Part Test for Nixon, Carter, Reagan, & More!



Are you looking for additional supplements on Modern America? Check out...

- Modern America DIFFERENTIATED Primary Sources

- Modern America Trivia Challenge Review Game

- Modern America Notes Part 1 | 1960s and 1970s

- Modern America Notes Part 2 | 1980s, 1990s, 2000s

Total Pages
201 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text support the author’s claims.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social studies.
Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.


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