The Roaring Twenties: Introductory Article (Magazine Format Reading)
What educators are saying
If you are looking for an overview of the Roaring Twenties, this 4-page magazine format article will not only allow your students to practice reading with non-fiction text features, but is high interest and well-rounded.
This article is set up similar to a magazine with 4 pages of reading that contain text features (ex. headings, fact boxes). I like to staple the article to form a booklet. Comprehension questions and answer keys are included!
The article covers the following content:
-What were the Roaring Twenties?
-Aftermath of WWI
-Henry Ford’s Model T
-Hair & Fashion
-Prohibition & Speakeasies
-Radio & Sports
-End of Roaring Twenties
Comprehension Questions include 3 Forms:
- students use context clues to write the definition of key terms
- students answer questions based on the reading
- students provide written evidence to support the answer to the question
ANSWER KEYS INCLUDED
Check out some additional Roaring Twenties resources
The Roaring Twenties: Gallery Walk (City vs. Rural Life)
The Roaring Twenties: Fashion Analysis (Stations & Flip Book)
The Roaring Twenties: Prohibition Primary Source Analysis (Stations)
The Roaring Twenties: Consumerism (Reading Passage & WebQuest)
Michelle McDonald B.A.E.
Social Studies Education, K-12
Elementary Education K-8