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1 Do Now 9/24/14 Please take out binder p. 14 = Three threes in a row. You can also get out the index card work from yesterday.

2 Agenda 9/24/14 1.Do Now & Agenda 2.Learning Targets 3.Images Vietnam War 4.Three Threes in a Row – Finish up 5.Quick Write 5 – Interactive Cards –strong evidence evaluation, class discussion– to hand in for classwork credit

3 Learning Targets 1.Determine the central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas. 2.I can participate in discussions about the text with a partner, small group, and the whole class. 3.I can make inferences to deepen my understanding of Inside Out & Back Again.

4 Three Threes in a Row 1. In the first paragraph of this section, what does it mean that the Americans cringed at the thought of a Communist Vietnam? 2. The text says that President Diem managed to “alienate everyone.” Based on context clues in this sentence and the surrounding text, what do you think alienate means? What specifically did President Diem do to alienate the people in the South? 4. Review: What is a peace accord? 5. The text says that the Viet Cong “operated stealthily under cover of the jungle.” In this context, the word operated means “acted” or “functioned.” Who were the Viet Cong? How did they fight? Using context clues, what might it mean that the Viet Cong were an elusive enemy? 7. Review: Why did the Americans back Ngo Dinh Diem in South Vietnam? 8. Explain this sentence in the final paragraph: “Two years later, on April 30, 1975, columns of North Vietnamese soldiers entered Saigon, meeting little resistance from the demoralized South Vietnamese army.” What happened?

5 Look at the photograph with a car in the background. What is this photograph showing? Why might the author have chosen to include this photograph? How does it help us understand important ideas in this text? In this June 11, 1963 file photo, Quang Duc, a Buddhist monk, burns himself to death on a Saigon street to protest alleged persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government. The war ended on April 30, 1975, with the fall of Saigon, now known as Ho Chi Minh City, to communist troops from the north.

6 Look at the photograph with a flag with the star and the caption next to it. What is this photograph showing? Why might the author have chosen to include this photograph? How does it help us understand important ideas in this text?

7 Look at the photograph with the helicopter and the caption next to it. What is this photograph showing? Why might the author have chosen to include this photograph? How does it help us understand important ideas in this text?

8 Images…

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10 In this March 1965 file photo, hovering U.S. Army helicopters pour machine gun fire into a tree line to cover the advance of South Vietnamese ground troops in an attack on a Viet Cong camp 18 miles north of Tay Ninh, northwest of Saigon near the Cambodian border, in Vietnam.

11 In this April 29, 1975 file photo, a South Vietnamese mother and her three children are shown on the deck of an amphibious command ship being plucked out of Saigon by U.S. Marine helicopters in Vietnam. AP / file Read more here: wa.html#storylink=cpy

12 This May 1970 file photo shows demonstrators showing their sign of protest as ROTC cadets parade at Ohio State University during a ceremony in Columbus, Ohio during the Vietnam War. Denied a graduation ceremony because of student unrest in 1970, graduates of several universities are finally getting a commencement in special ceremonies this spring. AP / file

13 In this 1966 file photo, Pfc. Lacey Skinner of Birmingham, Ala., crawls through the mud of a rice paddy avoiding heavy Viet Cong fire near An Thi in South Vietnam, as troops of the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division fight a fierce 24-hour battle along the central coast.

14 In this June 15, 1967 file photo, American infantrymen crowd into a mud-filled bomb crater and look up at tall jungle trees seeking out Viet Cong snipers firing at them during a battle in Phuoc Vinh, north-Northeast of Saigon in Vietnam's War Zone D.

15 In this Sept. 25, 1965 file photo, paratroopers of the U.S. 2nd Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade hold their automatic weapons above water as they cross a river in the rain during a search for Viet Cong positions in the jungle area of Ben Cat, South Vietnam. The war ended on April 30, 1975, with the fall of Saigon, now known as Ho Chi Minh City, to communist troops from the north.

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17 Photo citation: vietnam-wa.html


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