Roaring 20’s Unit

Lesson and Matching Game
https://www.saisd.net/admin/curric/sstudies/resources/teacher_zone/Hands_On/ussince1877/pdf/ho_us2_roaringtwenties.pdf

Slang of the 20’s

Flapperspeak or How to Sound Like the Bee’s Knees: 1920’s Slang

http://www.citrus.k12.fl.us/staffdev/Social%20Studies/PDF/Slang%20of%20the%201920s.pdf

Worksheet (PG – alcohol terms, etc)
http://www.mrose.longwoodteachers.com/8th%20The%20Roaring%20Twenties/Slang%20worksheet.htm

PROJECT IDEAS

“You have been assigned a famous
figure from the 1920s. You will use this person for all character assignments in this unit”
https://www.shakopee.k12.mn.us/cms/lib/MN01909221/Centricity/Domain/927/1920s_Speakeasy_packet.pdf

*<3  Slang of the 1920s – decoding 1920s slang worksheet
http://www.tvdsb.ca/webpages/mprior/files/1.%20slang%20of%20the%20twenties%20activity%20a.pdf

Make a 20’s commercial
http://teachersites.schoolworld.com/webpages/Nikolic/files/1920’s%20slang%20assignment.pdf

Write a Story
(PG – link not appropriate for younger kids)
https://msolomonwywla.pbworks.com/w/file/fetch/105816411/slang%20of%201920s.pdf

https://www.sps186.org/downloads/basic/575438/1920

Write a dialogue using 20’s slang

1920’S SLANG CONVERSATION?

write a conversation between 3 people with 4 lines from each person totaling a # of 12 lines… use a 1920s slang from 1920’s in every line.
some slang words:
balled up—–confused
baloney—-nonsense
bearcat—–fiery girl
beef—-complain or complaint
big cheese—-most important person, boss
big six—strong man
dick— private investigator
dolled up—— dressed up
goofy—in love
razz—to make fun of
sap—- fool
sinker—–donut
pipe down—–stop talking
.
LINKS
   http://americanhistory.mrdonn.org/roaring20s.html

Great Depression and Roaring 20’s Unit – Classroom

 http://msgleasonsclassroom.weebly.com/unit-2-great-depression–roaring-20s.html
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