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A Kid Explains The Berlin Wall

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Title:

A Kid Explains The Berlin Wall

URL:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWT5FveT_Pg

Content Source:

Other
A Kid Explains History/YouTube
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

In this video from A Kid Explains History, Quinn explains The Berlin Wall including why it was built and why the wall came down in 1989. With his precocious personality and kid-friendly vocabulary, Quinn is able to explain history in easy-to-understand terms. This video can be used to introduce major foreign events and issues of the John F. Kennedy Administration. 

 
Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 11
United States History II: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
12 ) Describe major initiatives of the John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson Administrations. [A.1.b., A.1.c., A.1.d., A.1.e., A.1.g., A.1.i., A.1.k.]

Examples: President Kennedy—New Frontier, President Johnson—Great Society

•  Describing Alabama's role in the space program under the New Frontier (Alabama)
Examples: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), space race, satellites

•  Describing major foreign events and issues of the John F. Kennedy Administration, including construction of the Berlin Wall, the Bay of Pigs invasion, and the Cuban missile crisis
Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, Geography, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: United States History II: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Describe the domestic and foreign policies and major events of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson Administrations and their lasting impact.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • New Frontier
  • Great Society
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • space race
  • satellites
  • Cold War
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • Major initiatives of the John F. Kennedy Administration.
    Example: the New Frontier.
  • Major initiatives of the Lyndon B. Johnson Administration.
    Example: the Great Society.
  • Major foreign events and issues of the John F. Kennedy Administration, including construction of the Berlin Wall, the Bay of Pigs invasion, and the Cuban missile crisis.
  • Alabama's role in the space program under the New Frontier.
    Examples: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), space race, satellites.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media.
  • Evaluate an author's premises, claims, and evidence by corroborating or challenging them with other information related to historical events.
  • Read and comprehend historical texts independently and proficiently on various topics related to historical events.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • The domestic and foreign policies and major events of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson Administrations had lasting impacts on the nation.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.11.12- Describe major social and scientific advances during the 1960s, identify programs that particularly benefitted Alabamians including the New Frontier, and the Marshall Flight Space Center in Huntsville, AL.


Tags: John F Kennedy, The Berlin Wall
License Type: Custom Permission Type
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AccessibilityVideo resources: includes closed captioning or subtitles
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Author: Ginger Boyd