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
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.