Research the stock market crash of 1929. Present your findings to the class. Make sure to include the cause of the crash, details of the crash, and how it affected the nation and the world.
The Great Depression
1929 was the beginning of this period in United States history. Research its effect on everyday citizens and write a monologue for someone who is suffering from it. The monologue should be five minutes in length and express what has happened to the person and their feelings about their situation.
Dance in the 1920s
Research popular dance styles. Bring in a teacher or video to give you an introductory dance lesson in one of these styles.
1920s Music vs. 1930s Music
Listen to music from before and after The Crash. Compare and contrast the two music styles, paying attention to lyrics and the feelings the music invokes.
Works Progress Administration
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