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8th grade Decades Project

Decades Research


Assignment:  Choose one decade from the following:  1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s.  Include the following information in your presentation AT A MINIMUM:

Important events:  Examples:  Wars, Presidential elections, Olympics, Woodstock, 9/11

Important people:  John F. Kennedy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Ronald Reagan, Elvis Pressley, Barack Obama

Popular culture:  Popular songs, movies, slogans, actors/actresses, tv shows, dances, how people dressed, catch phrases

Inventions:  Computers, cell phones, hair dryers, color television

Learning Targets

Learning Targets

1. I can locate information in books, websites, and databases relevant to the assignment.

 2. I can take notes using my own words. I understand what plagiarism is, and why it's important not to use other’s words as my own.

 3. I can identify the important events, important people, popular culture and inventions of my decade.

 4. I can organize my notes to create a presentation in the form of a prezi or powerpoint.


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