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Name:

Oh Canada!! Decades Project

Your Decade is: _______________________

My partner is:_________________________

In the coming weeks you are going to conduct an “inquiry.” You will be given a decade from
Canada’s history and you will explore several aspects of that decade.

This project is quite flexible in nature and you can decide to learn a lot about a few things you
found interesting, or learn a little about all of them.

Presentation: 4 PowerPoint slides per decade

Your research findings should correspond to the following list of questions. You need to
organize your information in a way that you record all of your sources (websites, books, etc.).

1) What were the major events of the decade?


● Important people (artist, politician, Indigenous leaders, actors/musicians)
● Big moments (world wars, provinces joining Canada, Canadian Olympics, etc.)
● New inventions: tell us about any major CANADIAN inventions that come from this
decade.

2) What were the styles/trends in:


● clothing/fashion - find examples
● music - share a song clip
● entertainment (movies, films, plays, etc)

3) Technology – any technological inventions, advancements?


● transportation – cars? airplanes? boats? others?
● personal technology – phones? computers? shaving? others?
● electrical – tv? radio? others?
● others?

4) Importance of Canada globally during your decade? Give information about:


● Canadian Prime Ministers
● World Leaders
● What was the population of Canada during your decade?
● What was the population of the world during your decade?
● What are 3 countries that were not around from the last decade before yours?

Make sure to include pictures, maps, diagrams to display, that will enhance your presentation.
Marking Guide:
Name:

Names: ______________________________

1) What were the major events of the decade? /6


❏ Important people /2
❏ Big moments /2
❏ New inventions, Canadian /2

2) What were the styles/trends in: /6


❏ Clothing/fashion /2
❏ Music /2
❏ Entertainment /2

3) Technology – any technological inventions, advancements? /6


❏ Transportation /2
❏ Personal technology /2
❏ Electrical /2

4) Importance of Canada globally during your decade? /4


❏ Canadian Prime Ministers
❏ World Leaders
❏ What was the population of Canada during your decade?
❏ What was the population of the world during your decade?

Overall appearance and presentation /10

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