Mr. Miller's 1920's Project Sources
Section 1- Post WWI issues in America (sets the historical context for the 1920s); Red Scare, KKK and labor unrest
Section 2-President Harding's Administration; foreign policy, trade policies, immigrations policies and presidential scandal
Section 3-Rise of consumerism and (impact of) new inventions
Section 4-Differences between rural and urban America (cities vs. countryside), Prohibition, organized crime, science and/vs religion in the 1920s
Section 6-Education and popular culture, heroes and art, literature, music
Section 7-Harlem Renaissance; cultural movement with African Americans in the 1920
Section 8-Economic problems begin, farmers are in trouble, contributing factors leading to the stock market crash of 1929.
Grammar, Writing and Research
Elements of Language Resources- Visit this web site to view sample essays and see what other tools the textbook publisher provides to support students. A keyword is required to access this site. It can be found on the first page of the chapter OR on the first page of a major section.
Online English Textbooks You will need the log in name and password provided by your English teacher to access this online textbook.
Test your vocabulary prowess in anticipation of SAT or PSAT tests.
Guide to Grammar and Wrtiting- Great practice activites
CNN Literacy Page- Test your reading comprehension.
The Bedford Handbook Online Resources- Click on the colored diamond that corresponds with the exercises you want to access. When you see the log in page click the CANCEL button. Once you are inside you need to choose your exercise from the list on the left.
20th Century Poets
April is the Cruelest Month (but March comes in 2nd)
Be sure to visit Poets.org
List of early 20th century poets
Ezra Pound (more challenging)
To Kill a Mockingbird Background Links
Frankenstein Research Project
Moral Issues in Science and Research
To finish off the Frankenstein unit, we will be examining some moral issues that are currently under discussion in the world of science and research. Please use ...more