Post Activity

Opener:
Think/Write/Pair/Share: Use your notes and the text to explain how the Korean conflict began.
Pair/Share: Your response and revise as needed.

Assault on Inchon

  • Open the web site go.hrw.com and log on
  • Click on the link Interactive tab
  • Read and follow instructions
  • Answer the Skills Focus - Interpreting Infographics
  • Print answers
Use the maps and your notes to answer the following question?
Why was the Inchon landing important?

Key Events/Phases of the Korean War
Identify the key battles of the Korean War on the Graphic Organizer below:
  • Pair/Share key battles and most important details on the graphic organizer
  • Revise as needed
  • Pair/Share Left side of notes answering questions and responding to comments
  • Use the internet to answer any questions that you may still have or to research points of interest
  • Revise notes
  • Print your Graphic Organizer
Use your graphic organizer on the key battles to help answer the following:
Explain the event that caused the Chinese to enter the War.

Processing:
Reread the section in your text, p. 838, MacArthur is fired
  • Complete two-column notes
  • Pair/Share: Check for main ideas and most important details (right-side)
  • Pair/Share: Answer/respond to comments, connections, questions, predictions, inferences (left-side)
  • Middle column: Agree or Disagree with MacArthur
  • Middle column: Agree or Disagree with President Truman
  • Analyze on the left
  • Pair/Share: Who does your partner agree with Truman or MacArthur? Did you change your
mind based on your discussions? Explain
  • Reflect/revise as needed. Print.

You Be the Judge: Should the United States Invade China? Write a persuasive paragraph(s) and decide if you think Mac Arthur was justified in advising President Truman to invade China. Use information from your notes to support your answer. Consider the following:
  • Why did MacArthur want to invade China?
  • Why did Truman oppose invasion?
  • What decision would you have made? Why?

Reread the section in your text. p.p. 840--841, Fighting Ends in Korea
  • Complete two-column notes
  • Pair/Share: Check for main ideas and most important details (right-side)
  • Pair/Share: Answer/respond to comments, connections, questions, predictions, inferences (left-side)
  • Middle Column: Identify immediate effects (analyze on left-side)
  • Middle Column: Identify long term effects (analyze on left-side)
  • Pair/Share: Reach consensus with your partner
  • Revise as needed
  • Use the internet to include pictures, or symbols to your notes as needed
  • Print
You are now ready to write your DBQ. See directions and guidelines on the home page to answer the following:
Do you think the United States should have been involved in the Korean War?










ork: Explain how Truman's response to the Korean crisis impacted the powers of the presidency.
Use evidence from the text and the video to support your answer