1.)As a class, watch the first half of the movie, It’s a Wonderful Life.
2.)Give the students a copy of the assignment, Itsawonderfullifeassignments.doc and explain how the grading will be done. Give them a copy of the rubric--itsawonderfulliferubric.doc Let the students begin their research of the Roaring Twenties using an Internet search engine.
3.)Watch the second half of the movie. Then the students should spend the rest of the period researching the Stock Market Crash using an Internet search engine.
4.)The students should complete their research on the Roaring Twenties, the Stock Market Crash, and The Great Depression. They should be sure to put how the movie relates to these three events in their notes, so they don’t forget to put them in their presentation.
5.)Once they have finished their research, they should organize and complete their PowerPoint presentation.
6.)The students will share their presentation with the rest of the class. They will save their presentation to the server, so the entire class can view it.