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Course: US History 11
Lesson Length: 3 days
Lesson Topic: Decade Day
Background of the Class: This is a Standard United States History Class that consists of 24 students. There are a few students who are taking this class for a second time.
In general, the students are on task and focused. A handful of students
have a tendency to lose focus throughout the class and become slightly disruptive. About
half of the class will actively participate and the rest will respond positively when called upon.
will research economic, social, and political events that took place during the United States during the 20s, 50s, 60s,
70s or 80s and present that information to the class.
Lesson Background: The class has covered various events and incidents throughout all the decades. This is a culminating activity.
- Computers (Library research)
- LCD Projector (Powerpoint presentations)
Instructional Procedure: Students will be required to create a visual aid (poster, powerpoint, tri-fold, etc). Students will also be required to dress in the style from the decade, learn and teach/demonstrate
a dance and game from their decade.
Day 1 (Wed. May 24th)
- Library research
Day 2 (Thur. June 1st)
- Students will present their visual aids in class
Day 3 (Friday June 2nd)
- Students will demonstrate their dance, fashion and game
- Class Participation
- Visual Aid
- Unit assessment upon completion of the Unit