How Television Changed America: Thought-provoking resource for U.S. History

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This download includes both a 30-slide PowerPoint AND a graphic organizer (in both PDF and MS WORD format)

This lesson takes students through a changing America by looking at a handful of pioneering television shows (I Love Lucy, All in the Family, The Cosby Show, Ellen, Will & Grace, etc.). Links to sample episodes are also included. There is a list of 30 other influential television shows at the end for students to chose from and further research. This activity could take anywhere from 1-3 days depending on how much of the sample episodes you want to show. Enjoy!

Other shows for students to further research include:

A Different World
An American Family
American Idol
Arrested Development
Big Brother
Breaking Bad
Cheers
CSI
The Ed Sullivan Show
Everybody Loves Raymond
Family Guy
French Prince of Bel Air
Friends
Full House
In Living Color
The Johnny Carson Show
Lost
Mash
Modern Family
The Oprah Winfrey Show
Parenthood
Real World
Saturday Night Live
Seinfeld
The Simpsons
The Sopranos
South Park
Sports Center
Star Trek
Survivor
X-Files
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30 slides and 1 handout
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2 Days

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How Television Changed America: Thought-provoking resource
How Television Changed America: Thought-provoking resource
How Television Changed America: Thought-provoking resource
How Television Changed America: Thought-provoking resource