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Building Vietnam War Scavenger Hunts through Web-Based Inquiry

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Building Vietnam War Scavenger Hunts through Web-Based Inquiry

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Six 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Patricia Schulze

Yankton, South Dakota

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Lesson Plans

Calendar Activities

Professional Library

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   6 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Minilesson

Prove It!: A Citation Scavenger Hunt

Students are challenged to find citations that support details about the characters, plot, or themes from a text.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 1

Author Tim O’Brien was born on this day.

After reading O’Brien’s story “A True War Story” from The Things They Carried, students choose a powerful event from their own lives and map it using the Timeline Tool. They then create a fictional version of this event.

 

Grades   8 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  April 29

Poet Yusef Komunyakaa was born in 1947.

Students examine imagery in the work of Pulitzer Prize winner Yusef Komunyakaa.

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  November 11

Veterans Day is celebrated in the United States today.

Students write biographical poems about a soldier.

 

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 26

Memorial Day is observed in the United States today.

Observed on the last Monday of May, Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the United States military. In addition to having celebrations with family and friends, many people visit cemeteries and memorials and place flags on the grave sites of fallen servicemen and women.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Tim O'Brien in the Classroom: "This too is true: Stories can save us"

As part of the NCTE High School Literature Series, Tim O’Brien in the Classroom focuses on opportunities for classroom discussion and writing assignments, including lessons, open-ended prompts, and student writing samples.

 

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