---------- > From: DeDeRuss > To: jdp30 > Subject: Re: lesson ideas > Date: Saturday, February 06, 1999 6:08 AM > > You mentioned a 50's theme. A few years ago I got a book about Juke
boxes. > We looked at the juke boxes and the 5th graders designed their own. Some
of > the juke boxes were quite beautiful, especially the Wurlitzer (sp?) ones. > They had flashing neon lights and bubbles floating up the sides in tubes.
We > discussed the history of them, and what they were used for in the > 40s-50's---believe me some of the kids had NO idea what a juke box was!
They > used neon colors to design their juke boxes and did them in a collage
form. > They were quite nice, especially on a larger scale and mounted on black
paper. > DeDe