Lesson

The Roaring Arts

Lesson Overview

Students will research and analyze changes across the nation and in South Carolina during the 1920’s. They will then in small groups prepare exhibits for a “Roaring Arts Museum”.  The museum will contain exhibits representing: prohibition; Harlem Renaissance, Southern Literary Renaissance, Musical Revolution; fashion, fads, and trends; mass media; and trouble following World War I. 

The overall challenge will be to create and exhibit that is multi-media, representative of the topic, and provides its effects on life today. Each small group will be given a challenge card with guiding questions to be addressed related to their topic.

Duration
Multiple days
Lesson Type
Project Based Lesson

Essential Question

How did the 1920s change America?
 

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8

English Language Arts

Please Note - The South Carolina textbook is an excellent reference to use when completing this project.

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Lesson Created By: Hannah Baker

Lesson Partners: Writing Improvement Network (WIN)