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the Theme of Rebellion in the 1950s As It Occurs in the Arts
4th - 6th
Students study the music, important people and culture associated with the 1950's era. They listen music, view videos and show clips, and research websites to determine the characteristics associated with this era. They rewrite songs,...
The Atomic Age: Living in the 1950s with the Threat of a Nuclear War
10th - 12th
The threat of a Nuclear attack was very real for people in the 1950s. Share the hysteria, propaganda, and reasons behind this Cold War tactic gone overboard. A great presentation intended to build a context for understanding mid-century...
Civil Rights and the 1950s
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Take a closer look at "one of the most important periods of American social history: the 1950s," as well as the type of society that the civil rights movement would endeavor to change. This engaging video begins by detailing the era of...
The Theme of Rebellion in the 1950s as it Occurs in the Arts
4th - 6th
Learners identify several features of the historic/social/cultural background of the 1950s. They sing and perform a percussion accompaniment to "Summertime Blues" by Eddie Cochran and create artwork in the style of Jackson Pollock.
Wings, Chrome, and Tailfins: Automobiles of the 1950s
8th - 11th
Young scholars study the automobile industry. In this cultural history lesson, students explore 1950s America as they view a teacher-created PowerPoint presentation regarding the 1950s. Young scholars research how the automobile changed...
Social Life in the 1950's and Domestic Politics and Policy
Eleventh graders examine the cultural mood and politics of the 1950's in the United States. They read a section of their text and take notes, view a clip of the movie "Pleasantville" and discuss societal roles in the 1950's, and listen...