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As part of the Living the Story project, Jean McComb of the Kentucky Department of Education has developed a multi-part webquest for middle and high school students in which, working individually and in teams, they research life in their community during the civil rights era, take part in a role-playing discussion about civil rights issues based on their research, and create individual and group presentations on what they have learned.
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Cross-Curricular Activities Consider building on the themes of the above activity by working with colleagues in other disciplines to conduct the following activities.
There are three steps to our Cold War Webquest: 1.
Immediately after the Kent State shooting (sometimes referred to as the "Kent State Massacre" ) on May 4, 1970, Neil Young composed the song "Ohio" after looking at photos appearing in Life magazine and then taking a walk in the woods. Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young went to the studio and recorded the song which was released to radio stations shortly after the killings. Soon, the lyrics "Four dead in Ohio" became an anthem to a generation.
We've all heard the expression "A picture is worth a thousand words."