This comprehensive bundle covers the Civil rights era, the 1970s and 1980s and the turn of the century! Activity packages are thematic, clear and creative! Plus engaging evaluations and online knowledge tests!
"Conflict and Crisis"
- This activities package is 7 pages long and focuses on "Conflict and Crisis" during the 1970s and 1980s. It is a very clear and visually engaging overview package and, of course, an ANSWER KEY is included!
Here's what's included:
- Activity 1: A Time of Malaise (1970s) - students use a free online textbook to complete the activity.
- Activity 2: Nixon - students learn about Nixon's time in the Oval Office and his downfall.
- Activity 3: Oil Crisis - students watch an overview video clip on what caused the oil crisis of the 1970s.
- Activity 4: Reagan - a link to a documentary on Reagan is included. Students determine how he should be remembered as a President.
- Activity 5: Timeline - student complete a basic time of important events of the 1970s and 1980s.
"Civil Rights Era"
This package utilizes a number of primary video clips and other online resources to help students better understand the Civil Rights era. In addition, a free online textbook is also used!
ANSWER KEY included!
Sample events covered:
- Brown vs. the Board of Education
- Rosa Parks
- Showdown in Little Rock
- Freedom Riders
- Malcom X
- MLK – “I Have a Dream”
"Towards the New Millennium"
This 8 page activity package (A New America Emerges) focuses on key development during the 1990s and 2000s. A variety of primary and secondary sources are used. This resource is tested on my own students and it worked extremely well. Many diverse activities included.
Here's a breakdown:
- ANSWER KEY included!
- Activity One: Students evaluate the transition from the Cold War to the new millennium.
- Activity Two: The First Gulf War is investigated using a free online textbook.
- Activity Three: Bill Clinton. Students watch a 30 minute documentary on the Clinton and determine how he should be remembered.
- Activity Four: 911. Students navigate through an excellent online interactive timeline on the events of 911.
- Activity Five: 911 Survivors. Students watch a documentary that profiles/interviews survivors of 911.
- Activity Six: Obama. Students evaluate why the election of Obama was such significant development in American History.
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