U.S. History: World War I and World War II Flex
Tina Hugall MHA MBA
Come join us as we examine the culture during and impact of World War I and World War II in American society through propaganda, governmental policies, and change in social norms from 1915-1950.
US Grade 7 - 10
The world went under extreme changes throughout the first part of the twentieth century. In this class, we will examine those impact on the U.S. by examining World War I, the roaring twenties, the Harlem Renaissance, the great depression, World War II, and the beginning of 1950's culture. In this class, we will examine different parts of American culture during and between both World Wars. Week 1 - Propaganda techniques used in World War I Week 2 - Government policies and...
Students will have an in-depth look at American culture and societal norms during the first half of the twentieth century.
I have been an educator on Outschool since February of 2018. I have my MBA and MHA, both of which have taught me the value of conducting research and asking questions. I have a passion for history and learning. You can usually find me in the middle of 2-3 books or watching a documentary.
Homework OfferedEach week, students will be given 3-5 options for homework. These could be short (1-2 paragraph) research topics, interviews, videos on youtube, or even movies to watch. We will be designing our own propaganda and discussing strategies that modern advertising uses that is similar to the war time advertisements. Students will work together in teams of 2-3 (depending on class size) to construct a series of propaganda posters containing to social norms today (recycling, eating healthy, safety precautions).
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
There will be discussion about death (war), segregation and discrimination, sexism, and government policies, as well as the use of both positive and negative propaganda. This class will utilize Youtube videos for sharing of lecture videos, as well as supplemental lessons. All Youtube videos are embedded into the Outschool platform. This class may also utilize Kahoot. Learners will be given a direct link and game pin to play.
Some of the sources used for this class are, but not limited to: Smithsonian Britannica National Geographic PBS Library of Congress
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$8weekly or $72 for 9 weeks
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Completed by 17 learners
No live video meetings
1-8 learners per class