"We Didn't Start the Fire" Activity

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1. Talk to the students about what they know from history in 1949-1989 2. Introduce Billy Joel's "We didn't start the fire" & have them jot down any person, place, event 3. Then have a discussion and students will watch the video of the song & jot down even more information. 4. Tell the students they are going to rewrite Billy Joel's song with updated history 5. Student's research 2-3 years for the history that happened then each group will compose 4 lines to the new version of "We Didn't Start the Fire". 6. Attached is sample of student's work WSHT.6.4 , WSHT.7.4 , WSHT.8.4

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CreatedJul 28, 2015
UpdatedAug 19, 2015

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