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The Microwave and the Jiffy Store

Young historians examine the lifestyle changes and cultural changes that occurred as a result of the challenges posed by World War II on society in general. With regard to American History and culture, pupils write an essay on the effects World War II had on family life, and the resulting proliferation of inventions of time-saving devices to be used in the home. They research the different types of inventions created during this period.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Research
Year
2002
Included Materials
  • Project

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