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The Decades as Studied by my Clever Students!

April 18, 2012

 

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The Decades as studied by my students.

Social Studies unit – The Decades – that covered the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s!

This was the cover of our decades program for our student skits!

To help with the research I found videos on the dances of the different decades for my students to have an opportunity to do. It also gave them a chance to see the styles of dress from that time period.

After researching their decade and putting it all together in a mind map, our clever students choose 3 important events in the categories of:

  • Science and Technology
  • Arts and Entertainment
  • Lifestyle
  • People and Events

and then put the information into a skit.

My student's mind maps of the 50s!

My student’s mind maps of the 50s decade!

They were all very imaginative and well done.  The skits were present in different formats:

  • a news broadcast
  • a trip to a wax museum
  • a visit back in time to a day in the life of a family from that decade.

Very clever students!

 

 

The sign for the 60s!

The sign for the 60s decade!

Bands from the 70s decade study!

Bands from the 70s!

Details from the mind map of the 80s.

Details from the mind map of the 80s decade.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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