Decades of the 20th Century
Eighth graders participate in group discussion and will write compositions with focus, related ideas, and supporting details. They then gather information using text and other media resources.
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Fashion: 20th Century to the Present
Students explore fashion through the 20th Century. They create a poster about their assigned era. Students teach their classmates about the fashion of the assigned period. They describe the fashion trends, current events, popular music...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
A Walk Through The 20th Century
Students review the people, places, and events of a particular decade of the 20th Century. They write a report about that decade and create a booth of memorabilia, music, dress, pictures and other artifacts representing the time period.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Contrast Decades of the Twentieth Century
Students investigate and research a decade of the 20th century. They use reference materials from the library as well as CD rom encyclopedias, the Internet web sites and personal interviews of relatives who can give personal accounts of...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
New Year's Eve: 1959, 1969, 1979, 1989
How was December 31, 1959 different than December 31, 2009? Young historians explore the political, social, and musical forces in the world made New Year's Eve a different experience during each decade of the 20th century. After groups...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review “Read All About It”: Primary Source Reading in “Chronicling America”
Can investigative journalism become too sensationalistic and accusatory, or is it vital for the survival of a democracy? Middle schoolers analyze primary source documents from early 20th-century newspapers as well as Theodore Roosevelt's...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed