1920s in Film (Part 1)
Kind of Activity:
Students will learn about the Hollywood of the 1920s, and will watch and write about one famous film from the decade.
Common Core Standards:
In today’s reading, we saw the Babbitts go to the cinema. Lewis spends a fair bit of time detailing Zenith’s Picture Palace, as well as the various movies enjoyed by George, Myra, and Tinka Babbitt. In fact, the 1920s were a very significant decade in the development of American cinema. As such, over the course of two activities, students will learn about the history of cinema in the 1920s; in the next activity, they...
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