This download includes both the PowerPoint AND the graphic organizer handout (in both PDF and MS WORD format)
ONE OF 12 UNITS in the "DECADES SERIES"
(1890s, 1900-1910, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s)
This series of PowerPoint slides presents 10 major themes that emerged in the 1950s. The unit includes writing prompts, questions, links to YouTube videos and other activities. The ten themes are listed below...enjoy!
1) Civil Rights
2) Nuclear Family
3) The Cold War
4) Rock n’ Roll
6) Space Race
7) Baby Boom
8) Arms Race
9) Red Scare
The 1950s can be downloaded as a stand-alone unit, or can be downloaded as a package of units (50s-60s-70s) at a discounted rate