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33 resources with the keyterm popular culture

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A Journey Through Primary Sources

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers look at different types of primary sources. They work with partners to analyze three popular culture primary sources. They write a paragraph telling whether they think it belongs in a time capsule. They will also...
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Popular Music and Music Videos

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This resource is part of a three-activity unit that introduces your class to the concept of popular culture and the role that it plays in their lives. Here, learners examine the importance of the music industry and music videos in pop...
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The Function of Music

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore concepts of audience, purpose and symbols in this lesson from Media Smarts that asks students to consider all the functions of music. Through a series of discussions and activities, your class will brainstorm possible functions...
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Allusions to Shakespeare in Popular Culture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Send your high schoolers on a scavenger hunt through popular culture (music, television, video games, movies) to find allusions to Shakespeare. They must each provide three to share with the class, and the one they present cannot have...
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Race, Education, and Income: Comparing Carter & Reagan

For Teachers 8th - 11th
High school learners compare economic outcomes for 3 racial groups under the presidencies of Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan by analyzing a series of graphs, answering questions from a worksheet, and participating in a discussion.
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1970's Artifacts Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate the impact of popular culture on Americans. In this 1970's America instructional activity, students view and identify artifacts from the decade at a selected Web site. Learners then discuss their impressions of...
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Lesson 3: Marketing of Pop Music

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pop music and marketing are thrown into the mix to make a fun and engaging activity. Learners listen to several pop songs and discuss the differences in musical style. They then get into groups and work together to decide how they are...
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Jewish Immigration, Popular Culture, and the Birth of the Comic Book

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine Jewish immigration of the late ninteenth century and analyze Jewish contributions to popular American culture. They explore primary sources to study the Jewish immigration experience and analyze the birth of the comic book.
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Make a T-Chart: Mood of the 1950’s

For Students 8th - 12th
In this 20th century American history instructional activity, students view video clips about the 1950's and complete the graphic organizer regarding popular culture during the decade.  
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The Impact of the Vietnam War on Popular Culture

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine images of Vietnam War. In this Vietnam lesson, students watch a slide-show of photographs and documents from the era. Students discuss the implications of the war and prepare to embark on a research project.
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Popular Culture

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students analyze the period of Belle Epoque and the methods of art that signified popular culture. In this art analysis lesson, students consider the ways popular culture influenced art by analyzing the images and completing image based...
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The Impact of Gender Role Stereotypes

For Teachers 8th - 9th
One of three lessons on gender stereotype, this resource from the Media Awareness Network discusses the violence that is inflicted on men and women as they try to live up to the stereotypes of their gender. The section on women focuses...
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First Person

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the relationship between video games and actual population. Example: A 2005 study showed Latino youth play at higher rates than other groups, but there are no Latino playable characters. They watch a brief video...
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World War II Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Learners respond to two essay questions that require them to consider how the terrorist attacks on 9/11/01 changed the climate of politics in America. They discuss if this change is similar to attacks that occurred after WWII.
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50 Cent- "Get Rich or Die Tryin"

For Teachers 6th - 7th
In this popular culture reading comprehension worksheet, pupils read a detailed biography of rapper 50 Cent. Students answer 5 comprehension questions. Note: This is a high interest article with photographs, but contains details of his...
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Multi-Media Hero Analysis

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students consider how the attributes of heroes have evolved. In this character traits lesson, students define heroism in their culture and research the epic heroes of literature. Students select heroes to write about and share their...
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The School: School Culture Across Louisiana

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify and research school customs and folk groups through discussion and interviews. Then they identify and learn that traditional culture exists within other cultural contexts, such as the academic world of school, and in...
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Bubble Gum and Other Fun Stuff!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students research fun things, not necessarily toys and games, which were developed during lifetime of Lucy Webb Hayes, and create PowerPoint presentations.
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17th Century Music and Dance

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore American history through hands-on use and demonstration of musical material culture representing early colonial America. They compare the music of colonial America to modern music.
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Impact of Cars on Society

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the impact of the automobile on modern American society. In this car lesson, students listen to a presentation on the history and popular culture associated with cars and then write essays about their positive or...
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Music: A Nation's Voice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the impact of popular music in 1960's America. In this music and history lesson, students listen to several identified songs from the decade and analyze their lyrics. Students discuss their impressions and then...
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Picture the 60s

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider how the 1960's impacted Great Britain. In this contemporary history lesson, students visit selected websites to discover information about the decade, popular culture, and women's rights.
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The Effect of Television in the 1960’s

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers consider the impact of television on 1960's America. In this American culture lesson, students research selected Internet websites regarding the Nixon/Kennedy debate, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War, and the moon...
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Political Culture: A Self-Evaluation

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners explore the concept of popular culture. In this popular culture lesson, students take the provided survey on their opinions of political culture and beliefs. Learners graph the survey results and discuss them.