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Teen Life & Rock n' Roll in the 50's and 60's

Unit 4 Teaching Assignment

Jessielyn Capua

on 2 June 2013

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Transcript of Teen Life & Rock n' Roll in the 50's and 60's

Teen Life & Rock n' Roll in the 50's and 60's By: Ms. J. Capua Learning Goals to compare how teenagers lived in the 50's and 60's to today to show how rock n' roll impacted Canada in the 50's and 60's and compare it to today's rock n' roll and its legacy Part 1: Teen Life in the 50's and 60's Slang Words 1950's and 60's Present Word Word Meaning Meaning don't have a cow don't get so excited frosted angry fuzzy duck girl with short hair jets smarts, brains lighter a crew cut Mickey Mouse dumb moldy a bad teacher mush homework nerd same as now. Bill Gates without the money merked means anything (e.g. "Yo, you're so merked!") styll still; agreeing with something ahlie when you agree with something *ask Renzo for the pronunciation blessed a way to say that everything is cool F
n 50's and 60's Present YOLO You Only Live Once WRONG WRONG WRONG WRONG WRONG Is this a poodle cut? Women's Fashion Poodle Cut a popular haircut among teen girls
it was tightly curled and very short Bouffant another popular hairstyle also known as the "beehive" style Hairstyles Clothing Shoes Poodle Skirt Crinoline Cardigan Men's Fashion Hairstyles Crew Cuts a relatively short haircut
sometimes refered as a butch haircut Ducktail also known as the "D.A" or the "duckbutt"
popular for greasers Clothing Daily Life of the average 50's teen Hula Hoops Stuffing into Phone Booths Coonskin Hats Music Popular Music Popular Canadian Rock Artists Question: Compare the life of the teenager back then to today's average teenager. What are the similarities/differences? Today's Teenager Part 2: Rock n' Roll and its Legacy Define Rock n' Roll A type of popular dance music originating in the 1950s, characterized by a heavy beat and simple melodies. Where It All Began Let's go find out where rock n' roll started Rock n' roll began with black musicians in the United States, but by the sixties was influenced by the British. Now let's go back to the present, shall we? Famous Rock n' Roll Songs Don't Be Cruel by Elvis Presley La Bamba by Ritchie Valens Respect by Aretha Franklin Sh Boom by The Crewcuts Puppy Love by Paul Anka How Rock n' Roll Changed Over The Years 1960s it was hard for rock n' roll artists to come up with new ideas for new hit singles forced to turn to U.S. to establish career other types of rock were emerging 1970s radios started to play lots of rock n' roll music in 1971, the RPM Gold Leaf Awards was changed into the Juno Awards no more three limitations for songs other genres of music were emerging 1980s music videos had a major in promoting singers who wants to perform in the U.S. MuchMusic debuted in 1984 many other types of genres began to emerge 1900s-Present the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was created not a lot of rock music playing on the radio, but there are still a few rock radio stations Canadian (and more) Rock Artists Today To finish off, let's listen to one of today's top rock songs.... ...while doing a worksheet. Mwahahahaha.... T h e E n d
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