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Copy of Lesson Plan: The Counter-Culture of the 1960's

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Amanda Colborne

on 8 April 2013

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Transcript of Copy of Lesson Plan: The Counter-Culture of the 1960's

PDN: Using what you learned last class period, describe one way Rosa Parks influenced the Civil Rights Movement. The Counter-culture of the 1960's What is counter-culture?

- A culture with values and morals that go against those of established society The counter-culture of the 1960's was a reaction against the established values, morals, and practices of the 1950's.

- Conservitive
- Materialistic
- Conformist
- Rigid social norms 1960's were a period of significant social reform. What does that mean?

Social Reform: An attempt to implement changes within a given society. One of the most fundamental ways to view social reform is through music... 1950: Doris Day 1955: Frank Sinatra 1960: Ray Charles 1965: Bob Dylan 1965: The Rolling Stones 1967: Buffalo Springfield "Turn on, tune in, drop out" - Timothy Leary Couter-culture concepts to explore:
1. Civil Rights Movement
2. Anti-War Movement
3. Women's Rights
4. Hippies/Counter-culture lifestyle
5. Music What we notice as we move towards the end of the 60's is that the musical themes become much more political... Ticket out: Describe on aspect of the 1960's counter-culture and how it helped redefine American society. "Turn on" meant go within to activate your neural and genetic equipment. Become sensitive to the many and various levels of consciousness and the specific triggers that engage them "Tune in" meant interact harmoniously with the world around you - externalize, materialize, express your new internal perspectives "Drop Out" meant self-reliance, a discovery of one's singularity, a commitment to mobility, choice, and change.
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