Day 2

Babbitt Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    1920s in Film (Part 1)

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion

    Objective:

    Students will learn about the Hollywood of the 1920s, and will watch and write about one famous film from the decade.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.3

    Structure:

    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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