Lesson Plans
American History 10 3rd Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/21/2011 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
students are to read pages 789-794

American adjustment to peace following World War II
--activity on the actions of the Allies following the war
Americans looked for prosperity after World War II. They also would be fighting Communism in the Cold War

activity in class : pamphlet due on Thursday

continue with the notes and activities from section one reading
---describe how the economy changed after the war
--What was Truman's response to labor unrest and civil rights issues
--what were the origins of the cold war and the containment policies
--why did people fear communism

Film: The presidents: Truman

assignment due

Korean war and McCarthyism and how this produced a far-reaching form on anti-communism
read pages 795-799

students will be able to explain how the Korean War began and trace the course of the war
assignment due

continue with the Korean war

film clip on the war

timeline due
finish korea

read 800-803 the fifties

last half work in the computer room on task 2