This teaching guide begins with a Pre-Viewing Activity in which students
"meet" the women they will be seeing in the film. Additional
lessons involve viewing the film and choosing from several different writing
and discussion options. Reproducible classroom handouts are also included.
For teachers who are exploring the Vietnam War in greater depth, the Further
Teaching Ideas section provides more suggestions for classroom
Students who have learned about
the history associated with the Vietnam War will have a greater depth
of understanding in doing the activities in this guide. We include a synopsis
of Howard Zinn's chapter, The Impossible Victory
We invite you to view the film
and read through all the possible activities before choosing what is most
appropriate for you and your students.