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1960s Flashback: Into the World of The Outsiders

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Part of this activity will be individual work and part will be done in groups. Follow the directions below and get ready to have some fun!

PART 1

  1. Open a Word document and put your heading in the top right corner.
  2. Save your document as 1960s Webquest.
  3. Use the following links to find a picture of a madras shirt. Paste the picture in your word document.  http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=157242 ; http://www.fiftiesweb.com/fashion/1960s-fashion-pants.htm
  4. Search the following sites for a picture of a 50's/60's male pompadour. Paste the picture in your word document.  http://coolmenshair.com/search?q=pompadour 
  5. Use the following links to find pictures of a Corvair and a Corvette. Paste and label each picture.  http://oldcarandtruckpictures.com/Corvair/   http://www.mustangdreams.com/mdconvert.htm
  6. Use Google Search Engine to search for a picture of a 'young' Paul Newman. Paste the picture in your word document and write a brief (1 sentence) description of who he was and what he did.

 

PART 2:

Now, use the website links below to complete the following tasks:

  1. List 5 bands that were popular during the early to mid 1960ís.
  2. List 5 popular T.V. shows from the 1960ís.
  3. Write the names of two presidents in the 1960ís.
  4. Find the prices of 6 commonly used items in the 1960ís.
  5. List five popular toys from the 1960ís.
  6. Read about greasers and write a brief summary of the 1950's/1960ís greaser subculture.
  7. What are some reasons why a teenager might join a gang in the 60's?
  8. What were gangs like in the 1960ís?
  9. List 5 slang words with their definitions.
  10. List 3 major world events from the 1960's.

RESOUCES:

Greasers Subculture

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greaser_(subculture)

50s & 60s Toys

http://www.his-forever.com/50s_toys.htm

60s Fashion

 http://www.fiftiesweb.com/fashion/1960s-fashion-pants.htm

http://www.fashion-era.com/the_1960s_mini.htm

60s Slang

http://cougartown.com/slang.html

1960s Gangs

http://www.gripe4rkids.org/his.html

http://www.gangsorus.com/gang_history.html

http://www.knowgangs.com/gang_resources/gangs101/info_001.htm

TV in the 1960s

http://www.tvparty.com/fall1.html

1960s Timeline

http://www.kyrene.k12.az.us/schools/brisas/sunda/decade/1960.htm

World Events

http://deepspace.jpl.nasa.gov/dsn/history/1960s.html

60s Pop Music

http://www.popculturemadness.com/Music/Pop-Modern/1960.html

History

http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=4993

Facts & Events

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1960s.html

http://www.auroraontheweb.com/east66/1966/66econ.html

http://www.wgeneration.com/1960.html


 

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