11th Grade History: The 1920s C.Macias

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1. Harlem Renaissance

1.1. Big Idea: Literacy. Read excerpts from writers such as Langston Hues and Zora Neale Hurston. How did they incorporate a sense of black cultural identity? CA HSS 11.5.5 CA HSS Analysis Skills (9–12): Historical Interpretation

1.2. Big Idea Inquiry: How did the Great Migration lead to the expansion of Black culture on American Society. CA HSS Analysis Skills (9–12): Chronological and Spatial Thinking 3.

1.3. Big Idea: Content. Examine the influence the Jazz age had on popular culture, with artists such as Louis Armstrong and Josephine Baker. CA HSS 11.5.6

2. Prohibition

2.1. Big Idea: Content: Discuss the impact the 18th Amendment had on American culture. CA HSS 11.5.3

2.2. Big Idea Inquiry: What was the motivation behind social reform movements led by women?

2.3. Big Idea: Literacy. Explain how the Temperance Movement played a role in the passing of the 18th amendment. CA HSS Analysis Skill: (9-12): Historical Interpretation 3.

2.4. Big Idea: Citizen. Explain the process of how the 18th amendment was repealed.

3. The Great Depression

3.1. Big Idea: Inquiry. Research the principal causes of the Great Depression. CA HSS 11.6.2 Historical and Social Sciences

3.2. Big Idea: Literacy. Research how the banking crisis affected the average American.

3.3. Big Idea: Content. Analyze how the federal government expanded its role in the economy. CA HSS 11.6.4

3.4. Big Idea: Citizen. Discuss the policies of Presidents Hoover and Roosevelt CA HSS 11.6.2

4. Activities

4.1. #2. Imagine you are in the year 1941. You hear President Roosevelt's fireside chat about the Declaration of War on Japan. Describe how you are feeling. How do you think the war will affect you during this depression?

4.2. #1. Students analyze Dorothea Lange's powerful photographs. Complete the photo analysis worksheet.

4.2.1. Questions 1. What is happening in this photo? 2. What emotions is Lange capturing? 3. How would you describe the Great Depression based on this photo?

4.3. #3. Students will examine multiple political cartoons from the Prohibition era from both stances. Examples of cartoons include...

4.3.1. “The Unhappy Couple” Chicago Daily Tribune, September 21, 1925 Cartoonist: Carey Orr Use content, symbols, titles and context for clues to understand the cartoonist's argument,

4.3.2. “Spirit of Prohibition: ‘Get Down and Give the Lady Your Place’” Life, January 29, 1921 Cartoonist: William H. Walker