Roaring 20’s Project Engaging Scenario: You are brainstorming Halloween costume ideas for an upcoming 1920s themed party called “Boom to Bust!” In order to put together a cool costume, you have to know some history associated with the period. Research your designated topic and be prepared to share why your event or group of people truly helped to make the 1920s R-O-A-R!!! An Overview of what you will have to do for the Presentation
Take Notes on the Cornell Graphic Organizer or Notecards.
Notes should focus on the important facts listed under your topic, anything extra but interesting and you find that it’s pertinent to your topic, write it down!
Cite sources. Copy and paste website into easybib.com in APA format. Then copy the citation onto a word document.
Create a PowerPoint or Prezi. Only three bullets per slide, one pic per slide, and something to engage the students/grab their attention!
Choose and complete one of the choices in Task 3
TWO DAYS BEFORE PRESENTATION: Save on teacher’s flash-drive your PowerPoint with three slides per page. Make sure your names are on it OR ELSE you are responsible for make copies for the entire class.
Turn in cornell-notes/cards, CITATION PAGE, and what you added to enhance your presentation (TASK 3)!
Task One: Choose three of the following topics that you would like to research and explain why (order them 1-3). Top choices will be given to those who show enthusiasm for topic and how they will demonstrate it to the class!
Highlight the topic your teacher gives you. 1920s TOPICS:
1. The 18th amendment
What led to it? Be specific and provide statistics and examples
Use the Cornell Note graphic organizers. Write the notes in bullet form on the right side. On the left side of the paper write the main idea of the notes. You should have AT LEAST 6 pages of notes completed FRONT AND BACK. You will turn them in the day you present.
Use Note cards: Write topic on blank side and notes about topic on the other side in bullet form. You can have more than 1 card per topic. You may have around 30 cards completed when you have finished researching.
Each source that you use will now become one of your citations. Use easybib.com and APA format to show where you have gotten your information.
*Copy and paste your citations into a word document and turn in on the day that you present.
Create a PowerPoint or Prezi that fully explains all important parts of your topic, answering the question:
Why did this make the 1920s roar? TWO DAYS BEFORE PRESENTATION: Save on teacher’s flash-drive your PowerPoint with three slides per page and room for notes. Make sure your names are on it. OR ELSE you are responsible for make copies for the entire class.
Guidelines for creating the PowerPoint or Prezi: 3 Bullets per slide with title (Not all of the information you will be saying should be on the slide!)
Pictures on each slide that represent the information
Make the font and color scheme visible for students
Make it well organized!
You can: Include 1-2 short <4 min clips that exemplify your topic
Create cards for each slide-you will be telling the class important facts they must write down that are not on the slide but relate to the topic
Choose one of the following as part of your project: Create a poster display of the artwork/photos that shows how it evolved/the different styles. Include in your presentation.
Create a photostory/timeline: A timeline of what occurred based on photographs. You will show this at the end of your presentation to review with the class. Make sure to explain the purpose of each photo.
3. Create a video or audio and include the video or audio in your PowerPoint presentation
4. Create a scrapbook of art that demonstrates how your topic impacted society or shaped the public’s opinions. Include in your presentation.
5. Create and perform a song about your topic and include in your presentation.
6. Create a short journal, diary or blog about your topic and include in your presentation.
7. Create a political cartoon about your topic and describe its message and how it shows the 5 elements of a political cartoon. Include in your presentation.
Task Four: On the day of the presentation
You will be required to present on your ASSIGNED date. Both partners are required to be present on presentation day. You will be scored on the following:
You will be graded based on the RUBRIC
Pass out copies of PPT or Prezi with 3-slides per page, leaving room for notes. Prezi’s can be saved as PowerPoints then printed out!
Each person must speak for an equal amount of time. You know which slides your are talking about!
For each slide, ask a random student what the most important facts are to write-down on the right-side. These facts can be information the group added!
5. HAND-IN…Citation page, Cornell Notes or cards, and the addition to your ppt or prezi you created! IF you have trouble presenting or need to work on talking to the class and not to the screen:
**Create notecards for each slide so that you can elaborate and turn them in at conclusion of presentation**