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1920s
Persuasive
Pin Project


Project Overview

For your library project, you will investigate a topic from the 1920s and prepare a persuasive speech and button to convince us to agree with your point of view. You will work in pairs.

YouTube Video: 1920s overview (5 min. Powtoon video)


Timeline

DAY 1
Part 1
  • Project Overview
  • Begin note-taking using sheet provided and websites posted to this page.
DAY 2
Part 2
  • Finish note-taking.
  • Transform notes into a persuasive speech on lower half of note-taking sheet.
DAY 3
Part 3
  • Download Button Template posted under Resources on this page.
  • Follow all instructions on doc to prepare your persuasive pin with a graphic and text or a slogan to illustrate your stance.
DAY 4
  • Present your finished button and speech to the class.

Resources


Note-Taking Sheet



Button Template



WEBSITES

The Roaring Twenties (overview; many links)
PROHIBITION
18TH AMENDMENT
19TH AMENDMENT
NEW PRODUCTS from the 20s
Movies, Model T cars, radio, phonograph
BASEBALL
QUOTAS / LIMITS ON IMMIGRATION
JIM CROW LAWS
BUYING STOCKS
FLAPPERS




Rubric