Sunday, November 12, 2006

Social Studies Project Nov 7 The Roaring Twenties

Students from Horace Mann 5th grade experienced a living museum that featured recreations of The Roxy, Harlem streets, homes of the time, grocery stores, New York Yankees stadium, Woman's Temperance crusader, a back room speakeasy and live piano performances at the Cotton Club. Throughout the day students learned lessons about financial climate at the time and were given envelopes filled with money. At the end of the day, the students discovered how their money and investments did during the stock market crash of 1929.

Home life, general store and inventions:
Megan Madison
Elizabeth Rountree
Elizabeth Otten

Yankee Stadium and other entertainment/famous entertainers.
Mendi Richerson
Barbara Merriman
Kristen McConathy

Jennifer Morris
Tracy Dotson
and guests

Harlem Renaissance
Annie Lewis
Katy Rader
Lacey Anderberg

Joel Dixon and Jeanne Akin were New York Times Reporters, undercover

Special thanks goes to Horace Mann 5th graders who were Jr. NY Times reporters undercover

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