Key Ideas and Details Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Craft and Structure Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.*
Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
OBJECTIVES: Concept 9: PostWar United States PO 1. Describe the following origins of the Cold War: a. Western fear of communist expansion b. Soviet fear of capitalist influences c. development of nuclear weapons d. Truman Doctrine PO 2. Describe the impact of the Cold War on the United States: a. McCarthyism b. arms race c. space race d. Cuban Missile Crisis e. creation of the CIA PO 3. Identify the role of the United States in the Korean War: a. Communist containment b. military involvement c. resolution of conflict PO 4. Identify the role of the United States in the Vietnam Conflict: a. containment of Communism ˙ ã Domino Theory b. Gulf of Tonkin Resolution c. Tet Offensive d. anti-war protests e. Vietnam Peace Accords PO 5. Describe life (e.g., transportation, communication, technology, medical, entertainment, growth of suburbs) in the U.S. during the Post War period. PO 6. Describe the importance of the following civil rights issues and events: a. Jim Crow Laws b. nonviolent protests c. desegregation d. Civil Rights Act of 1964 e. Voting Rights Act of 1965