The Magical History Tour Unit 13

20th CENTURY CONTEMPORARY

“THE SPACE AGE”

We have finally arrived in the Space Age!  From black and white television to YouTube—we’ve come a long way.  Explore the many changes in fashion, music, art, architecture, language, and technology.



This 11 X 14” poster is a great visual reference to hang on your classroom wall.  The Poster Pack also includes an 8½ X 11” black and white copy of the poster to print for each student.

20th C. Contemporary Poster Pack – 3 page PDF file







The 3-D Display Pack includes the architecture and fashion of the time period.

Pop-up Architecture – Guggenheim Museum

4 Paper Mannequins dressed in contemporary clothing

20th C. Contemporary Display Pack – 4 page PDF file







Learn about the people, places, and events of the second half of the 20th century by reading this 8 page history book.

20th C. Contemporary History Book – 4 page PDF file







History is represented in illustrations your students can color.

 20th C. Contemporary Coloring Book – 3 page PDF file







Play a game of 20 questions to find out how much you know about the 20th Century Contemporary Period.

20th C. Contemporary Trivia Game – 4 page PDF file







WORKSHEET PACK #1 INCLUDES:

  • “If I Lived in the 1950s…” Cut and Paste Worksheet
  • 20th C. Contemporary Vocabulary Matching Worksheet
  • Op Art Drawing Art Page

20th C. Contemporary Worksheet Pack #1 – 3 page PDF file







WORKSHEET PACK #2 INCLUDES:

  • Headline News Missing Words Worksheet
  • The 1960s Read and Match Worksheet
  • Fold-out Museum – Contemporary Art

20th C. Contemporary Worksheet Pack #2 – 3 page PDF file





FREE GAMES AND CRAFTS

20th CENTURY CONTEMPORARY



Click the image below to view or print the game.

It’s a race to space. Roll the dice. Collect your cards. Read about the main events in the U.S. race to space.

Space Mission Game – 3 page PDF file – FREE





Click any of the craft images below to go to the blog page that features the craft.

Learn about the history of television.



Make a space shuttle to fly outside.



You’ll be one cool cat with this groovy bracelet.