The Magical History Tour Unit 12


“The Atomic Age”

This is the century of electricity.  You can make your own radio show or listen to American jazz on the radio.  Design a skyscraper.  Go to the movies.  Paint like Picasso.  There is a lot of history to explore from the world wars to automobiles to America’s favorite pastime—baseball.

This 11 X 14” poster is a great visual reference to hang on your classroom wall.  The Poster Pack also includes an 8½ X 11” black and white copy of the poster to print for each student.

20th C. Modern Poster Pack – 3 page PDF file

The 3-D Display Pack includes the architecture and fashion of the time period.

Pop-up Architecture – Empire State Building

4 Paper Mannequins dressed in modern clothing

20th C. Modern Display Pack – 4 page PDF file

Learn about the people, places, and events of the first half of the 20th century by reading this 8 page history book.

20th C. Modern History Book – 4 page PDF file

History is represented in illustrations your students can color.

20th C. Modern Coloring Book – 3 page PDF file

Play a game of 20 questions to find out how much you know about the Modern Period.

20th C. Modern Trivia Game – 4 page PDF file


  • “If I Lived in the Roaring 20s…” Cut and Paste Worksheet
  • 20th C. Modern Vocabulary Matching Worksheet
  • Cubist Cat Art Page

20th C. Modern Worksheet Pack #1 – 3 page PDF file


  • 20th C. People Matching Worksheet
  • Great Depression Read and Match Worksheet
  • Fold-out Museum – Modern Art

20th C. Modern Worksheet Pack #2 – 3 page PDF file





Click the image below to view or print the game.

Play this matching game to learn about famous people and their achievements.

Who Am I? 20th Century Modern Game – 4 page PDF file – FREE

Click any of the craft images below to go to the blog page that features the craft.

How far will your Wright Brothers’ airplane fly?

Make this motion picture craft. Spin it. Watch pictures in motion.

Color like Picasso.