Teaching Critical Thinking Creatively
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This lesson is fantastic, fun, and informative for students. Students learn about the history of the 1920s through a Google Slides Simulation. They pick their 1920s clothing, make friends with "Betty" and then "time travel" through the major events of the 1920s as a character living in New York City.
With this activity, students utilize a Google Slides, hyperlinked document to analyze the art and culture of the Harlem Renaissance. They choose the artwork that resonates the most with them and then complete critical thinking questions that encourage them to think about art, music, and poetry. This activity also includes a graphic organizer linked with a Newsela article or two Youtube videos about the Harlem Renaissance
This lesson explores one of my students' favorite topics - Prohibition. Students will complete questions related to a historical background reading, take a true/false quiz about some of the stranger facts relating to the Prohibition Era and then practice analyzing some primary source images.
This little skit provides teachers with a creative way to teach a topic that can be difficult for students to understand. The Scopes Monkey Trial was one of the major events of the 1920s, and the major debate at the center of the trial has carried on through history.
This viewing guide provides a great overview to the America in COLOR series from the Smithsonian Channel relating to the 1920s. Teachers can use this video as an introduction to the unit of study.
This resource helps students build and retain key vocabulary terms. It includes 26 word wall terms related to Roaring Twenties, vocabulary review strategies, and a review puzzle to support students' learning.
With this summative assessment, students will be asked to reflect on the era of the 1920s as a time period of cultural change. They will identify five “artifacts” that reflected major cultural changes of the 1920s and then they will discuss the way in which those artifacts reflected cultural change through a Google Slides presentation or on paper.
This unit plan contains standards-aligned and engaging student-centered lessons relating to the Roaring Twenties. Students will time travel through the 1920s and learn about major events from the 1920s like Prohibition, new voting rights for women, and the Harlem Renaissance along with some of the more surprising events of the 1920s – like pole sitting or battles over straw hats. As a summative assessment, they will discuss all of the cultural changes that came about with the Roaring Twenties.
This bundle also included a pacing guide to help you plan out the full unit!
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