Appendices Appendix C Integration of ICT across the Curriculum «The 1920's and its excesses»
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6. «THE 1920’S AND IT’S EXCESSES»

http://wapiti.pvs.k12.nm.us/~Computer/jazzage.htm

The project

The 1920’s in America was a period of opulence and excess that led to the inevitable consequences of the 1930’s and the Great Depression. Our romantic image of the Jazz Age (Roaring Twenties) is heightened by the images of flappers, pin striped suits, Model T’s, the Charleston, Prohibition, and Speak Easies.

Method

Students act in groups of 2 in the role of reporters/editors/publishers from the1920’s.

Art

Students inquire about fashion, architecture and literature.

Music

Students learn about the culture of jazz.

History

Students gather information within given URLs.

Social science

Students discuss social implications.

Writing

Students create newspaper sections describing the roaring 20’s using DTP programs. Oral presentation of the paper.

More to be found in «Web Quest»

http://edweb.sdsu.edu/webquest/9-12matrix.html