1.)The teacher will present an overview of the decade with a lecture or a power point presentation (attachment). This will allow the students to understand the entire decade and its effects on the lives of women, minorities (Hispanics, Native Americans, and African-Americans), and youth. The counterculture and its impact on the nation's youth, fashion, culture, and music will be discussed.
2.)The teacher will review proper research techniques, citing techniques, and copyright laws and policies.
3.)Students will research a topic of their choice. They may choose a person, event, group to research. They will use the research sheets (atttachment) to conduct their research. They may use a combination of print and electronic sources.
4.)Students will present the results of their research in a newsletter, brochure, flyer, or power point presentation. Sources must be properly documented.
5.)Students will present their research projects to the class. They will discuss their topic and relate it to the contrasts, conflict, and changes of the 1960s.
6.)Students will watch one television show or listen to musical recordings of the 1960s. They will write an essay that relates how the show or recordings represent contrast, conflict, and change during the period.