The 1920s were the bees knees! So pour yourself some noodle-juice and don’t be a wet blanket as we take a peek at two decades! Ever talked about the big cheese at work? Thank the folks from the 1920s. But before you make tracks, don’t forget the 1930s brought us some interesting pop culture references still in use today. Don’t think so? We’re not just bumping gums here. It might blow your wig to check out some of the clips below, a couple of which are cute as a bug’s ear. Enjoy!
Series intro with links to all decades: Pop Culture Literacy in Your Homeschool
*****Please remember the inclusion of a link, show, movie, artist, etc. is NOT an endorsement. I included some things I am personally opposed to, but believe it is important to understand their relevancy. Some of the items included can make great launching points for discussion.*****
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!
There’s no place like home…
Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.
Benny Goodman – Sing, Sing, Sing
You ain’t heard nothin yet!
(Okay, this is 1919, but we’re slipping it in!)
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
Oh, the humanity!
Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.
Tomorrow is another day!
Brother, can you spare a dime?
Th-th-th-th-that’s all, folks!
Pop Culture Literacy in Your Homeschool – 1920s and 1930s