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1. Students watch Power Point presentation of photos of Vietnam.

Source of Power Point photos:


This site has over 200 pictures of contemporary life in Vietman and is a good source for student work on contemporary Vietnam Ms. Delaney has created a show with 20 slides but we don’t have permission to post on the web. We hope permission is pending.

2. Students go to Sherry Garland website to e-mail her their responses.

3. Students may go online to research skinheads, gang history, immigrant issues to prepare for Knowledgeable Person Interviews pdf file.

4. Students word process on Alpha Smarts or computers.

5. Students study "A Brief History of Vietnam" from Internet

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Urban Dreams
OUSD Curriculum Unit
Shadow of the Dragon
by Sherry Garland
Subject: English/ELD
Grade Level: 9th

Lesson Plan Author:
L. Delaney
School: Skyline High