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The Cuba Free Press April 3, 2003---3B THE A Newspaper In Education Activity Page for Young People  i This Week: 1980s Rock & Roll 2003 by Vicki Whiting, Editor Jeff Schinkel, Designer/illustrator Vol. 19 No. 14 m nm mmmm m mmmm HISTORy OF ROCK & ROLL The 1980s It's Hip to Be Square Teenagers graduating from high school in the 1980s had spent more time watching commercial television  than sitting in the classroom. Even in s6hools, classrooms became equipped with instructional TV and   videos; It's little wonder that MTV I  " became more popular than radio. Material .I 'Girl _.1 When MTV was launched in the '80s,  Few stars [' c ael-Jackson igecame an even bigger t have caught     star than he was with his brothers in )J U the -ublic  I the 1970's group The Jackson 5 qll ---------- ..... I eye as . . : ::forcefully as'l-..J[ Music videos needed performers t  I the rock diva _' who could dance as well as sing, _1 Her first Top Ten"  and Michael could dance! His  i 'din . was the a  1 i album'Thriller" began to sell at an  : 1 b ., "'-#k.J toel7 consecutive Top ,  amazing rate after ttie rock video  I : IIL=IP l@/1. lhits. - lell aired o( MTV. At the height of the /" 0[r rtV  ,, ,. ... ,.., Io/ mania, the record sold a million m " k lUa "/'  K011 lenerltST] copies every four days! 4  , e-jq 4, a group of English - - , - " / 1i ans recorded the song  Michael's sister Janet a!so became a superstar , R t They Know Its    '1 in-the ;80s. Her album Control" sold  , [r aaas," andraised 'ooll 10 million copies worldwide, fll UlJ ,4 ?fh't is of dollars to help o  ' " "   eo * starving in Ethiopia.  The Gloved One  11 I, .- end of vinyl? _Mr- Michael Jackson often wore a,  m ilJ - _('  Single, sequined glove in the '80s. ' |  I Uced)mpaCtin disc1982.wasThe CD "]'_ 1 Can you find the pair of gloves that _ I eol t match? . rC r al naore durable than vinyl, 00oreson00s== sound. By the end of the st,LogoLVTual Disc,m, . S most record companies pressing vinyl records. 0,-,u 'q-'(,.., o  s 'hat year did Mount St. Helens erupt? To find the answer, add the year MTV debuted to the year of Madonna's first ten hit. Then take away the year of the Live Aid concert. The eruption lasted for nine hours. Ronald Michael shot/recovers. Jackson's "Thriller" er Britney First released. le Spears and space 'N Sync's shuttled First CDs n Justin launched, introduced. red Timberlake C. are born. 81 Hit song: Every Little Thing She Does is Magic by The Police 1987, a rock and roll band made ',Over of Time magazine. Time led them as "Rocks' Hottest Led by singer Bono, their oncerts sold out in cities dw ide Their songs topped the m 22 countries. Color each with an even number yellow, odd-numberd square red nd out the name of this band. 469 8 9 7 3 1 6 8 7 6 2 4 2 7 _ 24 72 7 5 7 5 _ 8 8 5 8 3 8 8 6 2 4 7 4 1 4 6 2 7 3 7 4 7 5 9 7 the News from the newspaper. Write ,facts-that tell who, what, Vhere, why and how. Turn your into the lyrics for a rock and comprehension: Identify the main details in expository passages. "Miami Vice," an MTV-inspired cop show, debuts on NBC. I [ ana'"r* I Top Ten hit, "Thriller" becomes "Borderline," is released, album. i I 185 Live Aid concert telecast watched by 1.5 billion people in 160 countries. J all-time top selling i Space shuttle Challenger explodes just after lift off. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum opens in Cleveland. George Bush, Sr. elected president. 87 [ Ber,,n wa,, I dernlished ] 89 Hit song: Every Breath You Take by The Police Rockin' 1980s Adjectives Find five words in the newspaper that describe each of the rock and roll stars from the 1980s you read about on this page. Write each star's name on a sheet of paper and glue the words you find in the newspaper underneath each name. Standards Link: Grammar; students understand and use adjectives and descriptive language in writing, i Hit song: Hit song: Hit song: Don'tYou With or Love Shack Forget About Without You by by by The B-52's Simple Minds U2 COMMERCIAL CONCERTS SPACE VINYL DANCE VIDEOS VACATION JACKSON GLOVE RADIO ERUPT PUBLIC DIVA POLICE ROCK Find the words in the puzzle, then in this week's Kid Scoop stories and activities. KV E PUB L I C E L A I C R E M M O C I J D N A S T C N N E A O O Y P G R C A C C P R U L S A E D I K O R O C K D R I L S E V C K S I T V O O E V I D E O S A P N O I T A C A V T Standards Link: Letter sequencing. Recognizing identical words. Skim and scan reading. Recall spelling patterns. Your name or business can appear here for only L25 a week. Help sponsor Newspapers In Education Call 573-885-7460 to find out about it! Weeklv Writing _ Corner -, Well, I really don't know what my name would be, but I like Blacksnake. I've always liked that word, even though I HATE snakes Some of my songs would be "Like," "You're my Dove," and "Famous Man." But if I really was a rock star, I wouldn't sing about drugs or killing people. I'd sing about my life or my girlfriend, or something in- teresting. Because if I was a popular rock star, little kids would probably look up to me, and I don't want them to start making bad decisions while they are little Kenny Harness, 10th grade Bourbon High School Mrs. Studdard's class IfI were ever to become a famous rock sar, my name would be Sky. Some of my songs would be "Fly", "Standing Alone" and "Lose Yourself'. The messages people would re- ceive from my songs would be that every- thing is possible and that you should al- ways believe in what you think it right. Kelsey 6th grade I'm a rock star and my name is Gracie. I'm in a band called The Shooting.Stars. There are five people in our band and I'm the drummer. Sometimes we walk down the street at night and give checks of $2,500 for people that sleep on benches or store their belongings in shopping carts. In our songs we write things that moms and dads want their children to hear. Marie 5th grade If I were a rock star, a famous one I'd be. I'd write about my future, and things that have happened to me. I'd start off with a poem, then let music fill the air. My songs' would be fantastic! You should read them, if you dare. Sierra 8th grade If I were a rock star, my name would be Roxi. The names of my popular songs would be "You Get Me" and "Flower Power". The messages I would send would be nice mes- sages. Morgan 5th grade IfI were a rock star, I would name my band Puppy Love because I love puppies and I like that song. I would name my songs : "Puppylicious" and "Hot Puppy". Leanna 6th grade ] I Newspapers in Education! ] I end your check along with this box to I :Cuba Free Press I : PO Box 568, Cuba, MO 654531 The Cuba Free Press sends I , over 1500papers to local schools I L EACH week/ :  amm I i i il Iml i mm Ig mm me i i img mi i i J .| Lxttle Stinl.cer! Tell a tale of a little stinker. Deadline: May 1, 2003 Published: May 29, 2003 Send your story to: Please include your school and grade. Cuba Free Press P.O. Box 568 Cuba MO 65453