Time Capsule of the 1970’s - The Antelope Valley and Our Nation

Teacher Page

This webquest gives students a glimpse at what life was like during the 1970's. You can expand on this webquest by having your students do a current time capsule  or newspaper for their future posterity.

Teacher Process

This WebQuest will take approximately three class periods to complete and can be used as a substitute to textbook readings and lectures on the 1970s.  Access to a computer lab is necessary for all three days of in-class work.  Students should be provided additional outside class time to find/make their artifacts to include in their time capsules.  Starting the WebQuest on a Wednesday and having students present their final projects the following Monday would be appropriate. 

California Content Standards Addressed in Web Quest:

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RI.6.7- Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue

W.6.2.d- Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic

W.6.2.f- Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the information or explanation presented.

W.6.3.b- Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.

RH.6.7- Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.

WHST.6.6- Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas clearly and efficiently.