CHA3U Popular Culture Scavenger Hunt Worksheet

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     1950s Popular Culture in America Scavenger Hunt
Using the Internet, find as many of the items relating to popular culture in the 1950s as you can.
In the chart below you should check off which items you find and cite the source you used for
each item (NO Wikipedia!). Make sure your citations are a direct link to the page where you
found your information, not simply a link to the website’s homepage. This task should help to
enhance your research skills and also give you a better understanding of American lifestyle in
the 1950s. The first person to complete the hunt (with accuracy) will receive a prize of
unbelievable value! Happy hunting!

                                          Answer                               Source

In 1954, what was the
#1 hit song and who
sang it?
The price of a 1952
Cadillac Coupe de
Ville?
What hit TV show
portrayed the events of
women named “Lucy”
and “Ethel” often
getting into trouble?

List 3 popular ‘slang’
words
What 3 celebrities died
in what is known as
‘The Day the Music
Died’?
What day did this
occur on? What song
interprets this event?
What prominent doctor
was known best for his
books and ideas about
child care/child raising
in the 1950s?
List 3 developments/
inventions that
occurred in the 1950s
not listed in the
PowerPoint
What kind of hairstyle
can be linked with the
term “greasers”?

				
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