1920s Dances: Styles, Moves & Music


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The 1920s American music style that gave way to Jazz was _____.

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1. Popular Jazz performers of the 1920s included all of the following EXCEPT _____.

2. One of the main issues the older generations had with the new dance styles of the 1920s was _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The 1920s was a decade of great song and dance. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of the music and dance styles of the time period. The quiz will ask you to identify music style that gave way to jazz and popular jazz performers of the 1920s.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet test on the following:

  • Main issue of the older generations with the new dance styles
  • Name of the dance that became the 1920s Foxtrot
  • Popular dance styles during this period

Skills Practiced

The following skills will be practiced with these assessments:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the dance styles of the 1920s
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the older generations' concerns with new dance styles and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the most popular dance styles of the time
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about jazz

Additional Learning

Learn about different types of dance during this time period by reviewing the lesson, 1920s Dances: Styles, Moves & Music. The following objectives are included:

  • Identify the origin of the Tango
  • Learn the techniques of popular dances
  • Define flapper
  • Understand the influence of 1920s dances on modern day dancing