The Jazz Age in the 1920’s. Grade: 8th Unit: The Roaring Twenties WARNING: This unit may create an appreciation of jazz, art and literature of the 1920’s. . Table of Contents. Changing Fashions - People in Societies and Culture
Unit: The Roaring Twenties
WARNING: This unit may create an appreciation of jazz, art and literature of the 1920’s.
Heroes of the Roaring Twenties-Science and Technology
Why were the 1920’s called the Roaring Twenties and the Jazz Age?
Have student preview the answer to this question by visiting the following website:
Student should watch video The Roaring Twenties on the following concepts:
Presenting Fast Facts
-Frederick Schwarz, “The Time Machine”
Learn more about this topic by viewing parts of several films and hearing clips of radio broadcasts.
Teachers and Students!
Duke Ellington Online Activities http:http://dellington.org/lessons/lesson00.html
http://www.harlem.org/ Students can form a complete biography on various artists by picking and clicking on them in this photo.
Students are to guess which writer is being described based off of information given.
Writers and artist of the Harlem Renaissance often stressed the African Heritage of black Americans. What point do you think this artist is making?
The 1920’s would not be the same without the automobile. Students should visit the Henry Ford Website.
*An actual visit would make a great field trip
Students should read “The Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping” American History
Students can formulate a plan to survive in the Atlantic with no map, no parachute, and no radio.
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution extending the right of suffrage to women.
Visit this website to investigate further
What caused the stock market to crash?
Visit this website and identify two things that could be linked to the boom and bust theory.