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Postwar Suburbia
Postwar Suburbia

Postwar Suburbia Assignments & Activities

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching Postwar Suburbia Teacher Pass


Teaching Postwar Suburbia Teacher Pass includes:

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  • Reading Quizzes
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  • Challenges & Opportunities
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Sample of Assignments & Activities

1. Briefly introduce Levittown, the landmark postwar suburb built on New York's Long Island, and show your students these images of the community:...
In this exercise, your students will examine some postwar television advertisements in order to determine what they reveal about postwar suburban culture. More broadly, they will consider the role of advertising in reflecting and shaping cultu...