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The 80's
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Make a Daily The 80s Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily The 80s Activity Lesson Plan Book



Reading Comprehensions
Historic / World Events
     The Discovery of AIDS (Grades 4-6)
     Where in the World Are the Falkland Islands? (Grades 5-7)
     The Exxon Valdez Brings Danger to the Environment (Grades 5-7)
     Just Say No (Grades 5-7)
     What Is a Mir? (Grades 5-7)
     Mount St. Helens Blows Her Top (Grades 5-7)
     The 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens (Grades 5-7)
     Thousands Die in Bhopal (Grades 6-8)
     Berlin Wall Is Falling Down (Grades 6-8)
     A Wall of Honor (Grades 6-8)
     The Lost Titanic Is Found (Grades 6-8)
     The President Is Shot (Grades 6-8)
     Disaster and the Challenger (Grades 6-8)
     A Woman Joins the Supreme Court (Grades 6-8)
     Who Wanted to be the First Female Vice-President? (Grades 7-9)

Inventions
     Adopting Your Own Cabbage Patch Kid (Grades 4-6)
     Is There Really a Rubik Who Invented a Cube? (Grades 4-6)

People
     Chris Van Allsburg - He Does It All (Grades 4-6)
     Taking a Ride Into Space (Grades 5-7)
     The Real Fat Albert Kid (Grades 5-7)
     A Dream Wedding (Grades 5-7)
     Air Jordan (Grades 5-7)

Entertainment
     Adopting Your Own Cabbage Patch Kid (Grades 4-6)
     Is There Really a Rubik Who Invented a Cube? (Grades 4-6)
     Pac-Man Meets Game Boy (Grades 5-7)
     Breakers Break Into Dance (Grades 5-7)
     How Do You Rate? (Grades 6-8)


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