by Katie Lambert, West Virginia University

Introduction

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a different decade? Well today you are traveling back to the 1950s. You are a 10 year old child growing up in the 1950s.  You have to pick one scenario out of three that explains what type of family you are going to be apart of. Next you will research entertainment, food, clothing, and wars that happened in the 1950s.  Finally you will write 4 one page journal entries about your typical day as a 10 year old in the 1950s.

    Focus Question: What would it be like to be a 10 year old growing up in the 1950s?