The Life of Beggars
Find a copy of The Threepenny Opera and view it as an example of the lives of the poor. Although this musical is set during the reign of Queen Victoria, it will give an idea of what it is like to be poor and oppressed.
Find photographs of Paris and make a collage on the classroom bulletin board.
Hear the Music
Find and play in class recordings by Edith Piaf and Josephine Baker to hear the kind of popular music in Paris in the 1930s.
Who Am I?
A student selects a character from the novel and stands in front of the class answering yes or no questions until someone guesses the identify. The one who guesses correctly will be the next player.
1920's and 1930's Fashions
Research fashions of the 1920's and 1930's and put together...
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