Friday, November 30, 2012

80's Flashback

Let's start this post with some trivia.

Who was the NBA MVP in 1980?
Who was the winner of the World Series in 1980?
Who was the winner of Super Bowl XV in 1980?
What was the top television show in 1980?
What was the top album in 1980?
Who was the president in 1980?
What was the cost of gasoline/gallon in 1980?

Do I have you on your toes yet?




You will find the answer all the way at the bottom of this post, so keep reading.  :)

Why would I be talking about the 80's anyway?  Well...
We are approaching the 80th day of school!!

Do you remember splatter paint?  How about Tetris, Ghost-busters, Pop Rocks, MTV, and Michael Jackson?



If you are ready to "flashback" and "wear those shades", then check this out?



Not only can you teach the 80's, but your students can come to school dressed in 1980's fashion too!!


Okay, so I know most of you are just reading to get to the trivia answers.  So, here we go.....

Who was the NBA MVP in 1980?  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Who was the winner of the World Series in 1980?  Philadelphia Phillies
Who was the winner of Super Bowl XV in 1980?  Oakland (Oakland 27- Philadelphia 10)
What was the top television show in 1980? Dallas
What was the top album in 1980? Against the Wind - Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band
Who was the president in 1980? James Earl Carter, Jr.
What was the cost of gasoline/gallon in 1980?  $1.25

If you are ready to teach the 80's and celebrate the 80th day of school to your kindergarten or first grade students, click here.  It is usually $5.00 for this 46 page unit.  I am going to put this unit on sale for $3.00 just for this weekend.

This unit is filled with so many activities to have an 80's day celebration.  This unit includes: a boom-box craftivity, boom-box writing paper, my shades writing paper, (can, have, are) chart, 80 days smarter sort, 80 days smarter data chart, a then/now Venn Diagram, 80's day parent letter, 8675309 (song) game, read the room (80's style), Pop Rocks describing words, Pop Rocks (5 Senses) book, 80 years old writing paper, missing letters (high-top theme), real/nonsense word activity, "booming sentences" unscramble and write, and a high-tops writing activity.

Endless Possibilities,
Stephanie










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