Evidence of Inner Thoughts Clues (Actions, expressions, appearance, history, body language, what is seen and not seen, what is said and not said, spoken word, choice of words, tone of voice) Beliefs or thoughts (What the person is thinking) Feelings, hopes, and fears (What the person desires and is concerned about) Values (What the person cares about or regards as important) Conclusions about inner thoughts Interviews from the Vietnam Era Preparation Imagine that you are the figure/speaker examined in the assigned primary document. Role-play this individual and share with your “home” group your experience of and feelings about the Vietnam War. One person in your “home” group will volunteer you and ask a set of questions: o Who are you? o What is your experience of the war? o What are your feelings about the war? o Do you believe the US made the right decision to intervening in the Vietnam War? Explain why. Your main task is to persuade your group why or why not you believe the US made the right decision to intervene in the Vietnam War. Imagine you are the character and assess the US involvement; what would your character think? Think about your character with your group and jot down some points you are going to use to answer your interview questions. Who are you? Primary Document #: _________ What is your experience What are your of the war? (Where were feelings about the you during the war? Do war? you know anyone who was harmed in the war? Were you directly harmed by the war? Were you indirectly affected by the war?) Do you believe the US made the right decision by intervening in the Vietnam War?