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Korean War

The Korean War

To understand the Korean War and how it changed the Cold War.
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The Interview: Oral History-First Person Accounts: What to Ask and How to Ask

Students will conduct and script an interview of a veteran of the Korean War and submit a finished product (video and script of questions and answers) for evaluation.
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Fallout Shelter

Students will study communism as it related to the Cold War. In particular, they will study the Korean War and the war in Vietnam. They will watch clips of speeches on the SmartBoard, read articles, and build a mock fallout shelter in the classroom.
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Korean War

Individual lesson that begins with an introduction to the Korean War. Students then listen to audio clips of President Truman and answer questions to the clips while they are listening.
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Korean War

Students will read the primary source document and then engage in a discussion answering the following questions: What type of document is it? When was it written? What was its purpose?
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Who's the Boss? Truman vs. MacArthur

Students will analyze primary documents concerning Truman and MacArthur's professional relationship to help them discover appropriate aspects of relationships between employees and their bosses.
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Conflict Analysis: Should the US join the war in Korea?

Students will be discovering their own knowledge of why the United States was compelled to join the war in Korea and the attitudes toward it.
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America's Entry into Korean War

Students will research and construct timeline of American involvement in the Korean War as well as use historical maps to identify communist and non communist countries
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Decision to Fire MacArthur

Teams of students will collect data to support a thesis regarding the firing of General MacArthur.
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Geographic Context for War

Given a map of Korea, student teams will label the map showing location of mountains, average high and low temperatures, names of neighboring countries, population centers, and location of cities.
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