Vietnam War Primary Source Document Analysis Activity 6-Pack

Vietnam War Primary Source Document Analysis Activity 6-Pack
Vietnam War Primary Source Document Analysis Activity 6-Pack
Vietnam War Primary Source Document Analysis Activity 6-Pack
Vietnam War Primary Source Document Analysis Activity 6-Pack
Vietnam War Primary Source Document Analysis Activity 6-Pack
Vietnam War Primary Source Document Analysis Activity 6-Pack
Vietnam War Primary Source Document Analysis Activity 6-Pack
Vietnam War Primary Source Document Analysis Activity 6-Pack
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  1. Step up your U.S. History units (Industrial Revolution, Progressive Era, 1920s, Great Depression, WWII, Cold War, Civil Rights Movements, & Vietnam War) with 48 1-page-or-less, high-interest primary source documents, each with a tailored graphic organizer and answer key, using the effective HIP
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Guide your students through the Gulf of Tonkin, Tet Offensive, Vietnamization, and antiwar protests with a focused analysis of up to 6 different Vietnam War primary source documents using the effective HIPPOS method!

Featured voices in this controversial public debate:
President Johnson
President Nixon
Vice President Agnew
John Kerry

The effective HIPPOS framework directly targets Common Core critical thinking skills:
Historical Context
Intended Audience
Point of View
Purpose
Outside Information
So, what?

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Greatness is continually balancing the needs and impacts of all stakeholders in decision making.

No war divided the country quite like the Vietnam War. It destroyed presidential administrations, private lives of tens of thousands of young men and their families, and the public’s trust in its government.

Cut through the boring textbook and head straight to the compelling sources that make this era one of impassioned protest, sobering realizations, and the destruction default trust in the U.S. Government challenging your students to wonder, “Can we ever recover from the broken bonds the Vietnam War created?”

Included are:
- Detailed lesson plans, with strategies for all reading levels
- 2 1-page definition sheets for the concept “Vietnamization” and “public opinion”
- 1-page HIPPOS reference handout and BONUS skill sheet, Annotating a Text
- 6 2-page student worksheets with a short primary source document & graphic organizer sheet
- 6 accompanying HIPPOS answer keys, one for each document
- EDITABLE Word Doc with all 6 sources and generic graphic organizer sheet included to tailor to your classroom needs

Tips
* If used in-class, plan for up to 60 minutes to deeply introduce, read, annotate, analyze, and discuss each document.
* These documents also can be easily assigned as part of a jigsaw or gallery walk activity, as homework, or to keep on hand for emergency sub plans!
* Depending on the included scaffolds you use, these documents can be accessed by a wide range of reading levels

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Bundle and save!
Pre-1900s 48-Pack Bundle: get 8 HIPPOS Packs, Colonial Era to Gilded Age
1900s 48-Pack Bundle: get 8 HIPPOS Packs, from Industrialism to Vietnam War

Or mix and match
Colonial America: analyze the rough start of the English colonists, the enslaved Africans, and the invaded Indians.
Early Nationhood: juxtapose the declared values of democracy with the arguments of its outsiders.
Era of Reform: hear the impassioned voices for change.
Westward Expansion: explore the mania and the mayhem created out West.
The Civil War: contrast the two very different defenses for freedom.
Reconstruction: evaluate the successes of national policy on the individual in post-Civil War America.
Gilded Age Diversity: compare the common dreams of a developing melting pot.
Gilded Age Labor: hear the voices of those who felt unheard in this age of wealth.
Progressive Era: learn how enough passion can turn anyone into an agent of change.
Roaring 1920s: sense the growing divide between rural, traditional and urban, modern American societies.
Great Depression: explore the changing relationship between president and citizen.
WWII Warfront: explore the difficult decision made by political and military leaders in the fight of their lives.
Cold War: examine the word choices of leaders fighting a war of words.
Civil Rights Movement: analyze the impassioned arguments of those for and against equality.
Total Pages
31 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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