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Project Overview

Over the course of the next week, you will create a digital scrapbook depicting what life was like in this country in the 1920s. You will conduct research, take notes, compose paragraphs, collect images, and compile everything using a Powtoon movie.

1920s Culture (PowToon)




Timeline

DAY 1
  • Project Overview
  • Begin note-taking
DAY 2
  • Finish note-taking
  • Begin saving images into a folder.
DAYS 3-4
  • Compose paragraphs
  • Complete Powtoon: background, transitions, text, images, music, voice, etc.
DAY 5
  • Present your finished Scrapbook to the class.


Resources & Reminders

POWTOON
  • Ms. T. will provide Powtoon logins.
  • Use only Google Chrome.
  • Use zig-zag drag & drop to save images into a folder.
  • In Powtoon, SAVE OFTEN!!!!!!!
  • Be creative and accurate in your summaries of your selected 1920s topics.



WEBSITES

The Roaring Twenties (overview; many links)

SOCIAL IMPACT
FLAPPERS
HARLEM RENAISSANCE
JAZZ AGE
MOVIES ("TALKING PICTURES")
BASEBALL
GANGSTERS
RISE OF KKK

ECONOMIC IMPACT
FREE ENTERPRISE
IMPACT OF MASS PRODUCTION
PROSPERITY
BUYING ON CREDIT
STOCK MARKET CRASH OF 1929

POLITICAL IMPACT
PROHIBITION
18TH AMENDMENT
19TH AMENDMENT
JIM CROW LAWS
RETURN TO NORMALCY
QUOTAS / LIMITS ON IMMIGRATION

Rubric


NOTE-TAKING SHEET

A note-taking sheet will be distributed in class and collected at the end of each period for you to use each day. It will count as part of your library research grade.
Download and print the document below if you wish to work on this at home.


Sample



TEMPLATE

OPTION #1
Google SlidesTemplate


OPTION #2
PowerPoint Template
To save this template into your documents (to be able to edit it):
  • Click Download next to the link below.
  • Click Save As.
  • Double-click Computer (icon at left)
  • Double-click directory with your user name (should be first silver box under Network Location).
  • Click Save.