Vietnam War Debate Prep
1.) Vietnam Notes
2.) Vietnam War Debate Project
Remember, you can use any information that was available to President Lyndon Johnson as of the Summer of 1965. This includes analysis of historical events such as the Chinese Civil War, Korean War, Containment in Europe, Cuba, etc. The key, how is it relevant to your position regarding Vietnam. Don't forget to consult your textbook pages Pages 728-740 for more information on the war in Vietnam up until 1965.
3.) Project is due on April 17th.
a) 10-12 minute performance presentation. This is a hard time limit. Do not go over or under. Practice!
b) Q&A with President Johnson
c) Cross examination / debate round
Link to Google Docs:
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4.) Recommended planning:
- Examine your option and task.
- identify the main points you would like to make
- Gather supporting evidence:
-Part 1 Reading (on Google Drive)
-Part 2 Reading (on Google Drive)
-Option Info Sheet (on Google Drive)
-textbook, internet research (you may only use information available as of the Summer of 1965)
- think creatively- how you will present this information in the 10-12 minute time frame.
- construct your presentation
- practice like crazy
1) "Two Nations Live on the Edge" Reading & Graphic Organizer
2) Cold War Timeline
3) Cold War Quiz
1) Collect homework: 1) Origins of the Cold War 2) Cold War Blame Game questions
2) Was the United States justified in the methods used to contain communism" activity
3) Cold War at Home Worksheet
1) Cold War "The Blame Game" Activity
- Read and annotate the documents
- Answer the questions
1) Turn in World War II Unit Annotations
2) World War II Exam
3) Read "Origins of the Cold War" pages 602-608. Complete graphic organizer notes.
Watch and take notes on Youtube video: https://youtu.be/u-SSdOJ1HAc . Click "LIKE" and post a comment!
1) Atomic Bomb Debate
2) World War II Jeopardy Review
3) Homework: Unit Annotations and study for the final
1) Homework check
2) Atomic Bomb Document Debate Activity
3) Read and annotate the documents
1) The War in the Pacific Map Activity
2) Read pages 578-583 "The War in the Pacific." Take notes and annotate your "War in the Pacific" Map activity
-Turning points in the War in the Pacific
- What the fighting was like
3) Atomic Bomb Role Play
Go to the section: You Decide: The Atom Bomb
Directions: As you click through the links discuss the options with your partner. Take notes as you visit the website. These notes will help you with the debate.
1) Values During War: Discussion
2) War in Europe Review and Homework check
3) Read War in the Pacific Pages 578-584. Complete #2 page 587.