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Quarantine Speech

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FDR’s Quarantine Speech Response Letter World War II (U.S. History)

To examine the U.S. foreign policy prior to World War II, students will write a response letter to FDR’s famous Quarantine Speech. Students will first listen to FDR’s speech (link included) while high lighting important excerpts and then completing review questions. They will then be asked to write a response letter to FDR explaining their reasons why they either agree with him or not. Detailed lesson plans are included. Common Core Aligned!


Go for the GREAT. We all have greatness within us, we just have to reach for it. #motivation #run

from Autism Classroom Resources

File Folder Activities-Great Work Tasks for all Ages {Workbasket Wednesday

File Folder Activities-Great Work Tasks for all Ages {Workbasket Wednesday} - Autism Classroom Resources

from Juan Day At A Time

Final Poems: More Robert Frost

poetry by Robert Frost (best read at end of study b/c of the vocabulary used; we found it interesting that of all the parts of the process he would write about the fire.)

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Day 9: Kara Walker



The Visionaires | John F. Kennedy "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."


Armageddon postponed: If the NSC ExComm had decided on an air attack on Cuba instead of a quarantine during the missile crisis of 1962, this is the speech that JFK would have made. At the time, there were over 30,000 Soviet personnel in Cuba.