11 US Hist 5th6weeks Essay

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Course: US History from 1877 to the Present
Designated Six Weeks: 5th Six Weeks
Unit: 7 Cold War Part 2, pages 1 to 3
Unit: 8 Civil Rights, pages 4 to 15
Unit: 9 Culture of the 50s & 60s, Part 1, pages 16 to 23
Days to teach: Unit 7 part 5 days
Unit 8--12 days
Unit 9—12 days
TEKS
Guiding Questions & Specificity
Assessment
Vocabulary
Instructional Strategies
Resources/ Weblinks

(8) History. The student understands the impact of significant national and international decisions and conflicts in the Cold War on the United States (10)History. The student understands the impact of political, economic, and social factors in the U.S. role in the world from the 1970’s through 1990.
(11) History. The student understands the emerging political, economic, and social issues of the United States from the 1990s into the 21st century.
(12) Geography. The student understands the impact of geographic factors on major events.
(20) Government. The student understands the changing relationships among the three branches of the federal government.
(26) Culture. The student understands how people from various groups contribute to our national identity.
(27) Science, technology, and society. TS understands the impact of science, technology, and the free enterprise system on economic development of the United States.
8(D) explain reasons and outcomes for U.S. involvement in foreign countries and their relationship to the Domino Theory, including the Vietnam War; SUPPORTING (E) analyze the major issues and events of the Vietnam War such as the Tet Offensive, the escalation of forces, Vietnamization, and the fall of Saigon; and READINESS (F) describe the responses to the Vietnam War such as the draft, the 26th Amendment, the role of the media, the credibility gap, the silent majority, and the anti- war movement.
Unit 7 Specificity
How did the domino theory influence U.S. involvement and strategy in the Vietnam War?
2011 Released STAAR
#3
Domino theory


Tet Offensive Vietnamization Gulf of Tonkin Resolution





26th amendment
Interactive lecture: Vietnam Timeline

Analyze primary sources: Protest music

ELPS: 2F
Vietnam Quick Guide
- Cicero

Vietnam War PPT
20(A) describe the impact of events such as the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution and the War Powers Act on the relationship between the legislative and executive branches of government; SUPPORTING
Unit 7 Specificity Vietnam War 1964-65: Gulf of
Tonkin Resolution- increase of Presidential Power 1973-War Powers Act-Congress limits Presidential Power to wage war
Who would most likely oppose the Gulf of Tonkin resolution and who might oppose the War Powers Act?
2011 Released STAAR
#10
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution



Checks and Balances
War Powers Act
Interactive Lecture

Analyze primary documents

ELPS: 2G
Primary Source: Gulf of Tonkin resolution LBJ Gulf of Tonkin incident.doc
26(F) discuss the importance of congressional Medal of Honor recipients, including individuals
Unit 7 Specificity
What factors could account for acts of
Congressional Medal of Honor
Create an Award Plaque
Roy Benavides online Vernon J Baker on

Course: US History from 1877 to the Present
Designated Six Weeks: 5th Six Weeks
Unit: 7 Cold War Part 2, pages 1 to 3
Unit: 8 Civil Rights, pages 4 to 15
Unit: 9 Culture of the 50s & 60s, Part 1, pages 16 to 23
Days to teach: Unit 7 part 5 days
Unit 8--12 days
Unit 9—12 days
TEKS
Guiding Questions & Specificity
Assessment
Vocabulary
Instructional Strategies
Resources/ Weblinks

of all races and genders such as Vernon J. Baker, Alvin York, and Roy Benavidez.

heroism? Explain why Roy Benavidez and Vernon J Baker are American Heroes.


ELPS: 4F
PBS
10(A) describe Richard M. Nixon's leadership in the normalization of relations with China and the policy of détente; (B) describe Ronald Reagan's leadership in domestic and international policies, including Reaganomics and Peace Through Strength;
Unit 7 Specificity
-What best summarizes the actions of President Nixon in the…