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MODERN GEORGIA SCRAPBOOK ACTIVITY Decade: ___________________________ Group Members: ___________________ ___________________ Due Date: _________________________.

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1 MODERN GEORGIA SCRAPBOOK ACTIVITY Decade: ___________________________ Group Members: ___________________ ___________________ Due Date: _________________________

2 1. Introduction to the Modern Georgia Scrapbook Activity. 2. Establish Roles – Once your groups have been created, each group member needs to choose (or be assigned) at least one role. The roles are as follows: Leader – Lead your group by making sure everyone is working to achieve the same task/goal; report to Mr. Short as needed. Head Researcher – Lead the research portion of the project and check all research to see if it is complete/correct. Lead Artist – Lead the creation of the group scrapbook. Time Keeper – Help the group leader keep track of time so that the group can finish on time. Modern Georgia Scrapbook Activity

3 3. Decades to Research: 1960’s – The Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis; The Civil Rights Movement and MLK; The Vietnam War (Beginning); Assassination of JFK and MLK. 1970’s – The end of the Vietnam War; Watergate and Richard Nixon; Presidency of Jimmy Carter; Kent State Anti-War Demonstration; Jim Jones and the Jonestown Suicides. 1980’s – Economics (Reaganomics); Presidency of Ronald Reagan; The Cold War (End); Fall of the Berlin Wall; Space Shuttle Challenger. 1990’s – Persian Gulf War; Growth of Atlanta/Georgia; 1996 Summer Olympics; Presidency and impeachment of Bill Clinton; World Trade Center Bombing (1993) and the Oklahoma City Bombing; OJ Simpson Murder Case; End of South African Apartheid. 2000’s – 9/11 and the War on Terror; Presidency of George W. Bush and Barack Obama; Hurricane Katrina and other natural disasters (earthquakes, volcano eruptions, etc.). Modern Georgia Scrapbook Activity

4 4. Major Topics to Research: Major Historical Events (*See previous slide for major required topics; research additional topics that your group finds interesting). Important People (Example – Politicians, Actors, Musicians, Artists, etc.). Technology and Inventions Pop Culture (Popular music, movies, literature, sports, fashion, fads, etc.) Lifestyle – What would your life be like if you lived during your assigned decade (at home, school, work, church, etc.)? Modern Georgia Scrapbook Activity

5 Suggested Resources Lone Star College – Kingwood Library Decade Timeline - Ask.com (Search for your assigned decade) - Google Images - Cobb Virtual Library (Encyclopedias and other research tools) - Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Search for topics in the AJC archives) – Griffin Media Center (or Public Library) to check out books on topics about your assigned decade. Modern Georgia Scrapbook Activity

6 Part 1 – Research Directions – Research your assigned decade (Major Historical Events, Important People, Technology and Inventions, Pop Culture, and Lifestyle). Roles and Responsibilities: Leader – Assist in research; Report to Mr. Short as needed. Head Researcher – Lead the research; Be sure that all group members know what they are researching today in class. Check and collect notes. Lead Artist – Assist in research; Help take notes. Time Keeper – Assist in research; Help take notes. Modern Georgia Scrapbook Activity

7 Part 2 – Scrapbook Creation Directions – Create the scrapbook for your assigned decade. Roles and Responsibilities: Leader – Assist in creating the scrapbook; Report to Mr. Short as needed. Head Researcher – Assist in creating the scrapbook; Check dates and information being placed in the scrapbook. Head Artist – Lead the creation of the scrapbook; Collect materials and keep the Scrapbook at the end of class. Time Keeper – Assist in creating the scrapbook; work with your group to make sure that the scrapbook is completed on time. Modern Georgia Scrapbook Activity

8 Part 3 – Presentations Directions – During class today, each group is required to present their scrapbook project to the class. Presentations should include each of the following components: Introduction of the scrapbook project (names of group members and the project topic/decade). Discussion of each of the required components (Major Historical Events, Important People, Technology and Inventions, Pop Culture, and Lifestyle). Students should discuss a particular picture and read the corresponding caption. Presentation Reminders: 1.Groups will lose project points if group members are talking or not paying attention during presentations. 2.All groups are required to present their projects or they will not receive a project grade! Modern Georgia Scrapbook Activity


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