Type:

Lesson Plan, Other

Description:

Collection of resources for oral history project implementation in social studies classrooms.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

collections oral history social studies

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
Update Standards?

SOC.6-7.USII.8.a: History and Social Science

describing the rebuilding of Europe and Japan after World War II, the emergence of the United States as a superpower, and the establishment of the United Nations;

SOC.6-7.USII.8.b: History and Social Science

describing the conversion from a wartime to a peacetime economy;

SOC.6-7.USII.8.c: History and Social Science

identifying the role of America's military and veterans in defending freedom during the Cold War, including the wars in Korea and Vietnam, the Cuban missile crisis, the collapse of communism in Europe, and the rise of new challenges;

SOC.6-7.USII.8.d: History and Social Science

describing the changing patterns of society, including expanded educational and economic opportunities for military veterans, women, and minorities;

SOC.6-7.USII.8.e: History and Social Science

describing how international trade and globalization have impacted American life.

SOC.6-7.USII.9.a: History and Social Science

examining the Civil Rights Movement and the changing role of women;

SOC.6-7.USII.9.b: History and Social Science

describing the development of new technologies in communication, entertainment, and business and their impact on American life;

SOC.6-7.USII.9.c: History and Social Science

identifying representative citizens from the time period who have influenced America scientifically, culturally, academically, and economically;

SOC.6-7.USII.9.d: History and Social Science

examining American foreign policy, immigration, the global environment, and other emerging issues.

SOC.9-12.VUS.13.a: History and Social Science

describing outcomes of World War II, including political boundary changes, the formation of the United Nations, and the Marshall Plan;

SOC.9-12.VUS.13.b: History and Social Science

explaining the origins of the Cold War, and describing the Truman Doctrine and the policy of containment of communism, the American role in wars in Korea and Vietnam, and the role of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Europe;

SOC.9-12.VUS.13.c: History and Social Science

explaining the role of America's military and veterans in defending freedom during the Cold War;

SOC.9-12.VUS.13.d: History and Social Science

explaining the collapse of communism and the end of the Cold War, including the role of Ronald Reagan in making foreign policy;

SOC.9-12.VUS.13.e: History and Social Science

explaining the impact of presidents of the United States since 1988 on foreign policy.

SOC.9-12.VUS.14.a: History and Social Science

identifying the importance of the Brown v. Board of Education decision, the roles of Thurgood Marshall and Oliver Hill, and how Virginia responded;

SOC.9-12.VUS.14.b: History and Social Science

describing the importance of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the 1963 March on Washington, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

SOC.9-12.VUS.15.a: History and Social Science

examining the role the United States Supreme Court has played in defining a constitutional right to privacy, affirming equal rights, and upholding the rule of law;

SOC.9-12.VUS.15.b: History and Social Science

analyzing the changing patterns of immigration, the reasons why new immigrants choose to come to this country, their contributions to contemporary America, and the debates over immigration policy;

SOC.9-12.VUS.15.c: History and Social Science

explaining the media influence on contemporary American culture and how scientific and technological advances affect the workplace, health care, and education;

SOC.9-12.VUS.15.d: History and Social Science

examining the impact of the "Reagan Revolution" on federalism, the role of government, and state and national elections since 1988;

SOC.9-12.VUS.15.e: History and Social Science

assessing the role of government actions that impact the economy;

SOC.9-12.VUS.15.f: History and Social Science

assessing the role of the United States in a world confronted by international terrorism.
Curriki Rating
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3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2014-07-27.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 2
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This resource is a detailed lesson plan from PBS that provides guidance for conducting an oral history project with an immigrant. The lesson includes standards, procedures, a rubric, extension ideas, and links to useful resources. The lesson is a companion to the The New Americans project produced by PBS. The site has a link to to a series guide and activity book for educators that choose to show the series in class. It should be noted that a few of the links are not active.

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