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Tuesday August 29
Students will be able to discuss the American Dream as it existed in the 1920s.
Warm-Up - In 25 words, no more and no less, what is the American Dream?
"The Roaring Twenties"
Vocabulary Quiz Unit #1
Print, Read and Annotate article assigned to your group. Directions are below. Become an expert on your decade!
the discussion about "The Roaring Twenties."
Begin learning words from Vocab Unit #2 - Quiz will be
Decade Article - DIRECTIONS
Click on the article link
for your assigned group/article
, read, and annotate/or take notes as directed below. (You have two options depending on the visual quality of your article - i.e.: how it looks when you print it).
Print and annotate (highlight/underline AND marginal motes!)
on the article
Read the article online and take detailed notes
about the definition of the American dream of the era based on the article (You should have at least 6 bullet-points of notes)
Focus of Annotations/Notes:
What was the American dream of the article era?
This might require you to make some inferences based on the article.
What prior knowledge helps you respond to this question?
What factors contributed to the American dream of the article era?
What connections or contrasts can be made to current decade?
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