Take your students back to the time between World War I and II. It was a time of great transition and upheaval in literature, art, society and culture.
These journal or blog topics are designed to capture the thinking and changes of the era. To understand F. Scott Fitzgerald, T. S. Eliot, Freud, Picasso, and Scott Joplin, students are asked to research and reflect on open ended topics that evoke the era.
Key words: Modernism, Alienation, The American Dream, the Machine, the Roaring 20's, the Great Depression, Imagism, blog