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The Roaring Twenties

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A slideshow presentation covers the flavor of the Roaring Twenties. The 1920s are categorized into politics, culture, music, policy, and social issues that divided the nation. Each main header contains several subsequent slides full of...
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The Great Gatsby: Primary Sources from the Roaring Twenties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners research the Roaring Twenties. In this 1920's America instructional activity, students analyze primary sources to develop an understanding of lifestyles and values of the era as they read F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great...
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The Roaring Twenties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Let's take a look back at America during the 1920s and 1930s. Information regarding the economics in the 1920s that led to some of the issues during the 1930s are covered using text and images. Learners will consider economic booms,...
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Roaring Twenties: Prohibition and Organized Crime

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students take a closer look at the Roaring Twenties. In this Prohibition and organized crime lesson, students watch "The Untouchables," and respond to the provided discussion questions about the film. A permission slip is provided as well.
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The Roaring Twenties

For Teachers 8th - 11th
For this Roaring Twenties Era worksheet, students review a chapter as they identify 5 vocabulary terms or individuals quotes, eliminate 4 false statements, and identify 2 themes from the era of great change in the United States.
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The Brief American Pageant: American Life in the Roaring Twenties

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Your lecture on the Roaring Twenties in the United States could use these two graphs. The first graph details the annual immigration and Quota Laws from 1907-29, and compares them to the McCarran-Walter Act of 1952. The second graph...
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Explore the Roaring Twenties with l Lecture, r Research, and Role-play

For Teachers 6th - 8th
To grasp what life was like in the 1920's, middle schoolers research and role-play. Intended as a follow-up activity to a lecture on the 1920's, learners will journal, view a PowerPoint, role-play, and reflect on what they've learned....
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Analyzing the Text

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Practice analyzing informational text with a reading passage that details the Great Depression. Scholars read about the impacts of World War I, the Roaring Twenties, and the Depression, then answer 10 true or false questions. 
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The Great Gatsby: Study Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Uncover the exciting world of the Roaring Twenties with The Great Gatsby study guide. Individuals become critics as they write a review of the production. Scholars also read historical information and analyze the differences between the...
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Who Made the Roaring Twenties Roar?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the Roaring Twenties. In this modern history lesson, students will select a prominent person from the 1920's and conduct  Internet research to create either a documentary or a commemorative stamp about that person. This...
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The Brief American Pageant: The Politics of Boom and Bust

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Prior to 1929, the Roaring Twenties were a great time to be alive and to spend money. These slides would be a good transition into a unit on the Great Depression. It presents five images about the political and financial context of the...
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The 1920s: How They Roared!

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders visit 1920's America. For this Roaring Twenties lesson, 7th graders view a slideshow featuring images of the era. Students take notes on the presentation and discuss the issues of the era prior to writing acrostic poems...
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The Roaring 20s

For Teachers 7th - 8th
America during the 1920s was quite an interesting place! Bring the jazz, poverty, consumer excess, culture, and politics to life with this presentation. Primary source images, excellent descriptive text, and a wide span of topics are...
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Jay Gatsby's Souvenir Scrapbook

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a Power Point scrapbook that compiles memorabilia representing the life of Jay Gatsby. They read the novel, "The Great Gatsby" and conduct internet research using the "American Twenties" website. In small groups, they...
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Famous People of the Twenties

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Meet some of the people who made headlines during the 1920s. You'll be introduced to names of famous musicians, politicians, bad guys, athletes, reformers, and writers of the time. Images of each individual along with a brief about their...
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The Great Depression

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Any resource capable of serving two purposes is a good resource, in my opinion. Not only will learners be able to follow lecture and discuss the causes and effects of the Great Depression, they'll also use their critical thinking skills....
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Focused Learning Lesson: American History

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the 1920s which was known as the "Roaring Twenties". They identify the Harlem Renaissance, Prohibition, and the Women's Suffrage movement.
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Roaring Twenties

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders reconstruct the typical elements in life during the Roaring Twenties in the United States including youth culture, mass entertainment, religion, and prohibition. They experience a related role play activity
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Teaching The Great Gatsby with the New York Times

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
East Egg, West Egg, the Valley of Ashes, and the green light. Bring Gatsby, the Jazz Age, and the American Dream to your classroom with a resource designed for teachers. Included in the treasury are six great teaching ideas for F. Scott...
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1920’s Questions

For Students 8th - 12th
In this 20th century history worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about events and significant figures of 1920's America. 
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Good Times and bad; The Roaring Twenties

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Changes in society through 1900 to 1930 in the suburbs and work culture are covered in this presentation on aviation and the automobile.  Music, movies and the Harlem Renaissance are the other main topics, with 6 or so bullet points...
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You Wouldn't Understand...It's a Slang Thang

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study a decade in history through its slang. They analyze a slang dictionary from the 1920's and read a primary source letter making use of the slang. They decipher the language and compare and contrast 1920's language...
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How to Throw a Party Like Gatsby

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Compare the classic novel with visual adaptations in order to teach imagery, historical context, and adapting material across mediums.
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Great Gatsby's Jazz

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As Nick wanders the grounds of Gatsby's mansion, he observes the behaviors of the rowdy guests and listens to the music pouring over the lawn. Bring the music of the jazz age into the classroom with Louis Armstrong's "West End Blues,"...

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