Period 3 – U.S. History Lesson Plan (5-7-2015)

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 finish gathering evidence on the 1930s. Then students  will research and cite a time prior to and after the Great Depression in which the same pattern can be seen again.

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- Quick Quiz – “Why did so few Americans save money in the 1920s?”

Task #2 – Positive vs Normative statements

Downloadable PDF File -> 1930s Documentary (Positive vs Normative Statements)

Task #3 – 1930s documentary video clip

Task #4 – 1930s discussion questions (postponed till tomorrow)

Downloadable PDF File -> 1930’s Discussion Questions


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