Time Travel: Exploring Decades of the Past (3-Part Research Project, Secondary)

You’ll pique your students’ interest when you ask, “Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go back in time? Are you curious how life was different 60, 70, or even 80 years ago?” Now is their chance to find out!

This 3-part research project gives students the opportunity to step back in time and explore the 1.) Lifestyle and entertainment, 2.) Political, social, and economic issues, and 3.) Inventions and innovations of a previous decade (period of 10 years). Students are provided with the project guidelines, notes on MLA format, and a research outline to get them started. There’s even a peer editing activity and rubric for easy grading!

Students are assessed on the following:

  1. Research Outline
  2. Research Paper
  3. Slideshow Presentation

File Includes (9 printable pages):
Teacher’s Notes
3-Part Project Guidelines
Research Outline
MLA Works Cited Guidelines
MLA In-Text Citations Guidelines
Peer Editing Activity
Project Grading Rubric

**Written in American English.

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