This movie poster project could be used in the middle of the Progressive Era unit or as closure at the end of the unit. The poster uses various themes from the Progressive Era (Prohibition, The Jungle by Upton Sinclair, 19th Amendment, etc.) that students choose from to create their poster.
Students choose a theme, create a movie title, historical characters, plot, and photo for their movie poster. Students can use various web tools such as Google Docs, Google Slides, Powerpoint, or Word to create their posters or create them by hand.
Scoring guide and examples included. Students grade themselves on the scoring guide before submission and the teacher awards up to 5 extra points based on how accurately they scored themselves.