Monthly Archives: May 2018

The Cold War Heats Up – Learning experience for May 30/31

AN ENEMY SPY IS KNOWN TO BE OPERATING IN THE UNITED STATES – CAN YOU FIND THE SPY’S LOCATION AND HELP MAINTAIN NATIONAL SECURITY?  

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Preparation for May 30/31 -The Path to War in Vietnam

You all know that the United States was involved in a major military conflict in Vietnam during the Cold War … but why? What was America’s “path to war”? Check out the video below and a few of the links … Continue reading

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The Forgotten War – For May 25/29

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OPERATION CRYPTO

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My Lesson from the Civil Rights Movement

The stories of the Civil Rights movement are plentiful, and we only had time to dig into a few.  Hopefully you are definitely pulling out some great lessons from the push for equality after WWII.  As you complete Learning from … Continue reading

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I HAVE A DREAM! May 17-18

CLICK HERE TO COPY THE NOTICE AND NOTE SIGNPOSTS ACTIVITY    

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The civil rights movement is one of the defining events in American history, during which Americans fought to make real the ideals of justice and equality embedded in our founding documents. When students learn about the movement, they learn what … Continue reading

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The Legacy of WWII – Learning Experience May 9/10

The most important global event in the 20th century had a huge impact on the United States specifically and on the world in general.  What was the legacy of the war?  Complete  “The Legacy of WWII” and check out the … Continue reading

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Learning Experience May 7/8 – We Can Do It! The WWII Home Front

“War is no longer simply a battle between armed forces in the field. It is a struggle in which each side strives to bring to bear against the enemy the coordinated power of every individual and of every material resource at … Continue reading

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Preparation for May 6/7 – Hiroshima

We saw the Enola Gay at the air and Space Museum in Virginia – the plane that was involved in one of (if not THE) the most important single decisions of the 20th century (source, source).  The short term and long term … Continue reading

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