Understanding the US in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries
Kind of Activity:
Students will utilize technology and research in a multimedia presentation of the novel's setting and events and historical context
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.2.A, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.2.B, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.8
This two-day activity will help the students to better understand the broader historical themes discussed in the novel, while utilizing a range of media and technological tools. The students will be assigned topics that relate to events in the novel and then prepare a short presentation for the class with the...
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