Forrest Gump, focus on history. Learn through Movies. Distance Learning

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5th - 12th, Homeschool
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UPDATED 2021 (fully edited)

The movie "Forrest Gump” travels through the decades of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s with a very special protagonist, Forrest Gump. This printable is going to pay special attention to some real historical events.

I have created and revised these activities is to make my students acquaint with the historical events of these three decades, and to develop their critical thinking.

Table of contents:

1. The 50s, 60s, and 70s

2. Map of the United States

3. Quoting Forrest

4. Main characters

5. Language

6.Theorigins of the name “Forrest”

7. Elvis Presley and John Lennon

8. Moon Landing

9. Four Presidents of the United States

10. Speak your mind

11. The Watergate

12.A Timeline

13. Speaking activity

14. Quiz

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Distance Learning: It includes digital Access via Google Slides.

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Total Pages
24 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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