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Teaching The Super Bowl's evolution from football game to entertainment extravaganza

The Super Bowl's evolution from football game to entertainment extravaganza

In just 50 years, the Super Bowl has become one of the biggest “shared experiences” in American culture. It is up there with attending religious services, voting in presidential elections and playing Pokémon Go.

Peter M. Hopsicker, Associate Professor of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University and Mark Dyreson, Professor of Kinesiology, Affiliate Professor of History, Director of Research and Educational Programs for the Penn State Center for the Study of Sport in Society, Pennsylvania State University
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did the Super Bowl become the spectacle that it is today?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.6 - Author's Purpose, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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