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This lesson plan is an interactive and hands-on experience in order to teach your students the culture of the 1920s in America. This covers movies, music, advertisement, literature, politics, and radio, each important elements of life in this time. In a fun and hands-on way, students can explore what it was like to live in America during the Jazz Age and learn to apply values and ideals of the period.
Included in this lesson:
--A lesson plan with descriptions and directions.
--A full unit PowerPoint covering the trends of the time period
--A graphic organizer that follows along with the PowerPoint
--A 15 page document of the stations for the learning centers including stations for music, movies, radio, advertisement, and literature. Complete with youtube links (for movies and music), readings, questions, and visuals.
--A student packet to accompany each station.
--A sound clip and transcript for a 1920s radio show
--A password protected website that includes a digital versions of all of the stations.
--A creative culminating activity in which students will create a product based on the culture of the time period.
Access to technology is recommended for this activity, although it may be possible to adapt without it.
This is a very fun activity that my students love! If you are familiar with my Renaissance Centers Unit (https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Renaissance-Centers-Unit-Plan-1093774), it is very similar...if not better!
This activity is extensive and easily adaptable for all levels of students!
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