Who benefitted from the US Boom during the 1920s?
This outstanding activity is designed to help students review / assess who benefitted from the US economic boom in the 1920s by reviewing a series of character cards either in pairs or groups. Once students have decided upon how far they benefitted they are then expected to either write the name of the character or cut out and stick their card onto the living graph / continumm that I have provided in the activity.

In terms of printing off the resources, I would be tempted to print the Continuum graph on A3, whilst I would print the character cards onto six slides per page so that they will fit on.

This is a brilliant lesson for which I have been graded as 'outstanding' with on two separate occasions. Why not check out some of my other resources on the 1920s? The learning objective are as follows:

Theme: Who benefitted from the economic boom in the during the 1920s?
Know: Who were the winners and losers?
Understand: How far peoples success determined by their race, gender or class?
Analyse: how prosperous was the USA was during the 1920s

WILF – What am I Looking For?
Identify / describe: Who benefitted from the boom in the 1920s?
Explain: Why did certain groups benefit whilst others did not?
Analyse: make an overall judgement on how far everyone shared in the prosperity in the 1920s?

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Created: Jul 25, 2016

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