Period 3 – U.S. History Lesson Plan (5-5-2015)

U.S. History Header 2Unit:

Unit #3 – Boom and Bust

Chapter 7 – The Jazz Age

Chapter 8 – Normalcy and Good Times

Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:

Students will be able to identify the causes of the Roaring 20’s, its affect on American Society, and its impact on international alliances to 80% accuracy in 3 of 4 trials.

Today’s Objective:

Students will be analyzing the “above the water” and the “below the water” aspects of the 1920s.

Behavioral Norms (Student Developed):

1.  “Only one person talks at a time” – Noah  (23 votes – approved)

2. “Respect others opinions/ideas” – Rob (31 votes – approved)

3. “Stay on task” – Andrea ( 27 votes – approved)


1920s vocabulary


Task #1 – Brief anonymous U.S. History student survey.

Downloadable PDF -> U.S. History Student Survey (5-5-2015)

Student Survey Results -> U.S. History Survey Results (5-5-2015)

Task #2 – Results from Peer Review of eachother’s posters.

Downloadable PDF -> Period 3 – U.S. History Point Totals

Task #3 – You will be given a piece of copy paper to make a graphic organizer like the one below. We will be exploring further the duality of 1920’s America using the downloadable notes below.

1920s Diagram U.S. History

Downloadable Note PDF -> 1920s to the 1930s

Downloadable Note PDF -> PPT – Causes Effects of GreatDepression


The 1920’s graphic organizer only took up the front of the paper you were given. On the back side of the paper I want you writing an academic paragraph explaining what was going on during the 1920s that was visible to the world and the problem that were existing beneath the surface that we didn’t focus on as a nation.


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