20th Century Entertainment Teacher Resources
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Vaudeville: Mass Entertainment at the Turn of the 20th
9th - Higher Ed
Investigate how vaudeville was one of the most popular forms of entertainment at the turn of the 20th century. High schoolers conduct Internet research and identify the characteristics of vaudeville, then write a five page paper...
Entertainment and Recreation in the Early Twentieth Century and Today
Eleventh graders research entertainment and recreation in the early twentieth century using primary sources and the book From the Hidewood, by Robert Amerson. They compare the rural experience of the time period to the national...
Having Fun: Leisure and Entertainment at the Turn of the 20th Century
4th - 8th
Students inquire about the history of enterntainment and flim. The development of the modern industry of entertainment is done from reflecting upon its roots and background. The discussion is leading to answering how Americans have...
Thomas Edison's Inventions in the 1900s and Today: From "New" to You!
3rd - 5th
Learners research types of technology available to Americans at the beginning of the 20th century and compare the style of living to modern times. They identify Thomas Edison's contributions to technology and their own current lifestyles.
"Fear the Boom and Bust" a Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Anthem
8 mins 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Opt out of another dry economics lesson with this crazy video featuring a performance and rap song about the contributions and theories of economists Friedrich Hayek and John Maynard Keynes. The primary topic of focus is a boom and bust...