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U.S. History: ~7 Lesson~  Gallery Walk Collection

U.S. History: ~7 Lesson~ Gallery Walk Collection

You are purchasing 7 complete Gallery Walk Activities to use in your U.S. History class. You can buy each of these individually in my store or save over $13 by buying these lessons as a BUNDLE! A Gallery Walk is an activity in which your students will examine museum-like exhibits that you place around the classroom in order to complete their assignment. It is a fun way to present the information and it gets your class up and moving in an organized way- a fun break from lecture! All Museum Exhibits and corresponding student sheets are included in these products! Life in the 1950’s Gallery Walk In this Gallery Walk Activity, your students will examine the major events surrounding Life in the 1950's (and Cold War era) in the United States. Topics covered include: Red Scare, Duck and Cover, Women's roles, Pop Culture (Elvis Presley and I Love Lucy), new technology (TV, satellite), Interstate Highway System, Levitt Housing, Baby Boom, white collar work and MORE! Red Scare: McCarthyism Gallery Walk In this Gallery Walk Activity, your students will examine the major events surrounding the Red Scare/McCarthyism in the United States during the Cold War. Topics covered include: HUAC, McCarthy, Hollywood 10, Rosenberg's, Alger Hiss, and MORE *Note this lesson requires student internet access U.S. Imperialism 1860-1920: A Gallery Walk In this activity, students analyze and examine 9 EXHIBITS, that contain multiple primary and secondary source based documents, political cartoons and excerpts related to U.S. Imperialism. As students examine each EXHIBIT they are required to answer comprehension questions about the exhibit and record their answers on a graphic organizer. Students will also deepen their understanding of U.S. Imperialism by reading and annotating an article on the topic. TOPICS ADDRESSED IN THIS LESSON: Purchase of Alaska, Annexation of Hawaii, Acquisition of Guam, Puerto Rico, Philippines, Cuba following the Spanish American War, Open Door Policy, Trade with Japan (Matthew Perry), and MORE.....All Materials are INCLUDED in this packet! You are purchasing: U.S. Imperialism EXHIBIT materials for 9 stations, U.S. Imperialism Article, all student handouts/graphic organizers and STEP-BY-STEP teacher directions for how to conduct the lesson. Meets Common Core Standards and students actually ENJOY this lesson, I use it every year! The Vietnam War: A Power-point & Gallery Walk In this 35 page/slide product, you have everything you need to conduct a highly interactive lesson on the topic: “How did Americans view the Vietnam War”? This product download includes: a full color (highly visual) power-point, 6 student worksheets/graphic organizers, 13 Gallery Walk “Station Placards”, Step by Step Teacher Directions, and Teacher Answer Key. In this lesson your students will: 1) Take Cornell Notes on the basics of Vietnam while the teacher projects the power-point. 2) Walk around the room to examine 13 different interactive stations about how Americans viewed Vietnam. Students will examine each station, scan the QR code (or visit the website if they don’t have a smart-phone) and complete the questions. They LOVE this part! 3) Read an article about how a Vietnam Veteran views the Vietnam War and complete reading questions using the Reading Anchor Standards. (worksheet provided) 4) Be creative and complete a fun -to- write Diamante Poem comparing Doves to Hawks as an assessment/exit card. Manifest Destiny & Westward Expansion Gallery Walk In this Gallery Walk Activity, your students will examine the major events surrounding Manifest Destiny and America's westward expansion. Your students will learn how each territory was obtained by the U.S. Government (from Atlantic Ocean to Pacific Ocean) and how the U.S. achieved its Manifest Destiny! Topics covered include: Original 13 Colonies, Louisiana Purchase, Mexican- American War, Annexation of Texas, Oregon Trail, Gadsden Purchase and MORE! **Note this lesson requires student internet access to complete as a “gallery walk”, preferably using a QR Code reader on their phones (free APP) OR access to 2 computers/tablets. WWII on the Home front: A Gallery Walk Activity In this lesson your students will complete a Gallery Walk activity about the effect WWII had on Americans at home. Some topics covered are: Rosie the Riveter, Tuskegee Airmen, Navajo Code Talkers, Japanese Internment, factory conversion, Bracero Program and MORE! Columbus' Exploration of the New World: A Document Based Gallery Walk This 15 page activity includes everything you need to have your students examine the "Journal of the first voyage of Columbus". Your students will walk around the classroom (Gallery Walk) to examine short excerpts of Columbus' journal. They will then "graffiti" the excerpts around the room following specific guidelines (direction slide included). Students will then complete a graphic organizer that requires students to cite evidence about how Columbus: described the New World/Native culture, and the motivations for/results of exploration. Creative EXIT CARD activity included! Great introduction to a United States History course on the "Birth of America" or to use in a World History unit on Exploration.

By learningisapassion

U.S. History: Life in the 1950's ~ A Gallery Walk Activity ~

U.S. History: Life in the 1950's ~ A Gallery Walk Activity ~

In this Gallery Walk Activity, your students will examine the major events surrounding Life in the 1950's (and Cold War era) in the United States. Topics covered include: Red Scare, Duck and Cover, Women's roles, Pop Culture (Elvis Presley and I Love Lucy), new technology (TV, satellite), Interstate Highway System, Levitt Housing, Baby Boom, white collar work and MORE! A Gallery Walk is an activity in which your students will examine museum-like exhibits that you place around the classroom in order to complete their assignment. It is a fun way to present the information and it gets your class up and moving in an organized way- a fun break from lecture! All Museum Exhibits and corresponding student sheets are included in this product! Includes teacher key, student questions and an exit card activity! FUN!! OPTIONAL BONUS ACTIVITY (Included): To add a fun twist, during the gallery walk activity your students will be also tasked with helping a famous archaeologist journey through Life in the 50's (trivia) in search of the missing crystal skull! Can your students help him find it? *Note this lesson requires student internet access to complete as a “gallery walk”, preferably using a QR Code reader on their phones (free APP) or access to computers/tablets. However, for classes who do not have student internet access, this lesson can also be conducted as a whole class activity using the teacher computer/LCD projector instead. TEACHER DIRECTIONS FOR BOTH lesson formats are included.

By learningisapassion

The Cold War 2R - Was the Yalta Conference a Success? Lesson 2. WHOLE LESSON + Resources

The Cold War 2R - Was the Yalta Conference a Success? Lesson 2. WHOLE LESSON + Resources

This is a whole lesson on the Yalta Conference and looking at how successful it was. It includes key details on how each of the Grand Alliance felt prior to the conference. The key activities are; assessing the aims and concerns of each leader prior to the conference, assessing how 'happy' each leader would be with each others objectives, evaluating the outcomes of the conference, looking at the declaration of liberated Europe and finally explaining how each leader would feel after the conference. I can explain the objectives of Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin at the Yalta conference I can identify the outcomes of the Yalta conference. I can evaluate the differences of opinion on the Declaration of Liberated Europe I can explain the differences and similarities between Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill

By kimi2301

The Cold War 2R AQA - Lesson 1. Post WW2 relations +Capitalism VS Communism WHOLE LESSON + Resources

The Cold War 2R AQA - Lesson 1. Post WW2 relations +Capitalism VS Communism WHOLE LESSON + Resources

Whole lesson for AQA 2R- This is the first lesson to start the course. Gives students an understanding of Post WW2 relations + the differences between capitalism and communism. Ask students to assess how significant key war time relations were in laying the foundations of the Cold War. Includes key activities and is teachable from the outset. I can explain what post-WW2 was like. I can identify and describe the key differences between Western capitalist democracies (USA and Britain) and the USSR and communism

By kimi2301

GCSE - Cold War Revision sheets

GCSE - Cold War Revision sheets

Very detailed revision sheets for GCSE History - all exam boards on the Cold War. Designed to help GCSE History students achieve the highest grades.

By Morma

Ho did the Khmer Rouge treat the Cambodian people?

Ho did the Khmer Rouge treat the Cambodian people?

In April 1975 the Khmer Rouge assumed control of Phnom Penh and immediately implemented policies including forced relocation of locals, identifying and killing particular groups of people including the educated and members of Lon Nol's army, forced work programs, expulsion of people of Vietnamese ethnicity, the use of starvation and torture as means of social control. This source-based activity is designed for NSW students of the Modern History Syllabus. Higher School Certificate course Peace & Conflict Option A: Conflict in Indochina

By WayneWoods

AQA History Paper 1 Full Guidance and Question Structure Strips

AQA History Paper 1 Full Guidance and Question Structure Strips

These are updated following response from AQA to confirm queries on structure. Hours of work, checked with the exam board and all yours for a measly fee. Check out the Paper 2 Guidance on the link below or look at emjank to find the companion. Also only £2. For Paper 2 see : https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-history-paper-2-full-guidance-and-question-structure-strips-11694999

By kimi2301

AQA 8145 Conflict and tension in Asia: Why did the US lose the Vietnam War?

AQA 8145 Conflict and tension in Asia: Why did the US lose the Vietnam War?

Card starter categorising reasons for loss into either US failures or success of the VC, group information poster task on the relative significance of key factors (one factor per group: impact of My Lai, protest movement etc), mind map creation using the group posters, continuum group task on relative importance of factors to the US loss, individual judgement on the most significant factor, essay planning (optional) or essay homework and model answer built in: “The main reason that the USA failed to win the war in Vietnam was the tactics of the Vietcong”. How far do you agree with this statement? Explain your answer. (16 marks + 4 SPaG)

By LauraMeadowcroft

AQA 8145 Conflict and tension in Asia: Why did protests increase against Vietnam in the 1970s

AQA 8145 Conflict and tension in Asia: Why did protests increase against Vietnam in the 1970s

Two lesson sequence: Reasons for opposition ranking starter, case study on Kent State University (video and pictures), data collection task on Kent State, case study on the Fulbright hearings (worksheet and video), discussion of presidential power (link to Donald Trump), video on Watergate and information on hand out, essay planning session around this question: “The Fulbright hearings were the most significant factor in increasing opposition to the Vietnam War”. How far do you agree with this statement? Explain your answer (16 marks). Post-it plenary on most significant reason for opposition.

By LauraMeadowcroft