This 127-page file is a unit about the key people, events, and developments in America from 1950 to 1975 (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards – SS5H8). The presentation includes notes (facts, dates, events, etc.) and images related to this time period. There are also many printables, activities, and review games included in the file. The graphic organizers and foldables are perfect for your students' Social Studies Interactive Notebooks!
~True/False Anticipation Guide – slides 4-6
~Doors to Understanding (K-W-L) graphic organizer – slides 7-8
~Who’s and What’s graphic organizers – slides 9-11
~CLOZE notes and Key (for note-taking during the presentation) – slides 12-22
~Key Vocabulary foldables & Key – slides 23-26
~America: 1950 to 1975 Notes (facts, images, dates, etc.) – slides 27-89
~America: 1950 to 1975 Comprehension Questions & Key (could also be used as a quiz) – slides 90-92
~Presidential Voicemail printable – slides 93-94
~Insta-Snaps (Instagram-inspired) printable – slides 95-96
~What’s In Your Wallet (& Purse) printable – slides 97-99
~Volunteers Needed Flier activity – slides 100-102
~Venn Diagram – slides 103-104
~Civil Rights Candy Bar printable – slides 105-106
~Civil Rights Snow Globe activity – slides 107-108
~Promote Peace activity – slides 109-110
~Magazine Cover & TV Advertisement activity – slides 111-113
~Find Someone Who Knows About… review activity (or study guide) – slides 114-116
~Ticket Out the Door – slides 117-118
~I Have, Who Has? review game -- slides 119-127
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 5th grade Social Studies:
SS5H8 The student will describe the importance of key people, events, and developments between 1950-1975.
a. Discuss the importance of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War.
b. Explain the key events and people of the Civil Rights movement; include Brown v. Board of Education (1954), the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the March on Washington, Civil Rights Act, Voting Rights Act, and civil rights activities of Thurgood Marshall, Rosa Parks, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
c. Describe the impact on American society of the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
d. Discuss the significance of the technologies of television and space exploration.
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