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The Cinderella Man: a metaphor for 1920s America?

Great Depression - queuePut a human face on the American Depression with boxing, music, card sorts and graphs.

The engaging tale of boxer James Braddock serves as a great human interest story but asks students to go further and consider Braddock as a metaphor of America in the period 1919-41.

After listening to a song, they go on to construct two living graphs before going on to answer the big question.

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  • Lesson presentation: PowerPoint
  • Lesson write-up: PDF
  • Resource 1: PDF
  • Worksheet 1 – Lyrics, Cardsx2, Graph: PDF

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