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The Great Depression Comic Book
Did you know that the comic book made its debut during the 1930s? Using this resource as guidelines for their work, your young historians will use the creative medium of a comic book to summarize their understanding of major events during the Great Depression.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
From The Great War To The Great Depression
Discover details about 1920's America. In this American history lesson, middle schoolers read From the Great War to the Great Depression. Students then research famous Americans from the time period and present their findings to their classmates.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 39 Views 118 Downloads
The Great Depression: Part 1
Students explore the causes and effects of the Great Depression. In this Great Depression lesson plan, students analyze the economic and political causes as well as the economic, foreign affairs and political effects of the depression. Students collaborate in small groups to read about the depression and discuss jigsaw questions.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 37 Views 188 Downloads
Examine the Great Depression with your pupils. First you'll discuss the causes of the Great Depression, such as the stock market crash of 1929. Then, you'll examine key facts, like the Dust Bowl, the New Deal, and economic recovery.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 32 Views 42 Downloads
The Great Depression
Learners complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book The Great Depression. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 10 Views 104 Downloads
New Review Then and Now: Fed Policy Actions During the Great Depression and Great Recession
Review the Great Depression in the United States from an economist's perspective, examining roots of the crash, government policy actions, and policies instituted by the Fed.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Potato: A Tale from the Great Depression
Students barter for goods within the class. In this economics lesson based on the Great Depression, the teacher introduces the lesson with a picture book, then students are allowed to barter with teacher supplied goods as they examine how bartering works within small groups, then within larger groups.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 20 Views 93 Downloads
The Great Depression: Lesson 1
Students recognize how the causes of the Great Depression affected people and their jobs. In this Great Depression lesson plan, students understand that most of the time news only came from newspapers. Students write a letter as though they were in the Great Depression using correct form.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 14 Views 60 Downloads
The Great Depression (1921-1941)
From the stock market crash of 1929 to the New Deal and FDR, this presentation covers it all. Examine the causes, effects, politics, and culture of the Great Depression. Images, block text, and embedded hyperlinks make this a great teaching tool for independent study or for lecture.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 72 Views 161 Downloads
Where Did All the Money Go? The Great Depression Mystery
Students read a passage about how the Great Depression happened and then gather clues to investigate the mystery. They determine the economic conditions of the country by looking at labor, income, unemployment, spending and public debt.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 74 Downloads
What Caused the Great Depression?
Analyze the many causes of major political, economic, and social developments during the 1920s and 1930s, with emphasis on the Great Depression. Read photographs from the 1920's and the 1930's, then write a brief explanation of what you believe are the two most important reasons behind the changed conditions shown in the photographs.
10th Social Studies & History 26 Views 125 Downloads
The Great Depression
Seventh graders investigate the implications of economic fallout. In this Great Depression lesson plan, 7th graders analyze political cartoons and documents about the era. Students then conduct further primary source research about the toll the era took on various social groups.
7th Social Studies & History 10 Views 57 Downloads
Writing for Understanding: The Impact of the Great Depression
Seventh graders explore the impact of the Great Depression. In this United States history lesson, 7th graders create an outline of the major topics of the Great Depression. Students are responsible to research the Great Depression by using the various included documents and websites.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Hope In The Hard Times - A Unit on the Great Depression
Students examine the Great Depression through the analysis of the novel, 'Bud, Not Buddy.' They analyze photos from the National Archives website, complete a character analysis, and conduct research and summarize a topic from the Great Depression.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 20 Views 131 Downloads
Great Depression: Bank Runs and Economic Collapse
Eleventh graders list factors that helped cause the economic collapse during the Great Depression. In this Great Depression lesson plan, 11th graders view video clips, read, and research the Great Depression and identify bank runs and Hoovervilles.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 41 Downloads
The Great Depression: Its Impact on Americans
Seventh graders examine the impact of the Great Depression on Americans. In this historical perspectives lesson plan, 7th graders explore photographs and documents from the Library of Congress to study the era. Students conduct further research of the time period to find out how Americans coped with the depression.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 36 Downloads
Humanizing the Great Depression through Analyzing Photographs and Writing
Seventh graders examine the political and social challenges of the Great Depression. For this primary source research lesson, 7th graders investigate photographs from the time period, discuss the challenges of the time period, and write letters and poems.
7th Social Studies & History 9 Views 27 Downloads
Music of the Great Depression
Eleventh graders take a closer look at the music of the Great Depression. In this 1930's America lesson plan, 11th graders read and analyze the provided lyrics of 6 songs from the era. Students then compose their own lyrics for songs that reflect today's important issues.
11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 42 Downloads