We found 428 resources with the concept the great depression
Broadway and The American Dream
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewConsidering a unit study of American Musical Theatre? What better way to start than at the very beginning. Eight pairs of cards provide class members with background information about the genre from 1893 through 2004. The cards are...
Master of the Airwaves: How FDR Used Radio to Ease the Public’s Fears
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewThe political and economic climate during the 1930's was uncertain and tumultuous. But Americans' minds and hearts were eased with the reassuring words of their president, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and addresses over the radio. High...
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History—Snapshot Lessons
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe Roosevelt family was one of the most influential and prominent political forces in the 20th century, leaving behind a wide-ranging legacy of conservation, progressivism, and economic growth. Learn more about President Theodore...
Economic Schools of Thought
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes held different beliefs about economic systems that evolved from their predecessors, and then shaped by their countries' economic situations. A video from Crash Course Economics explains the...
What's all the Yellen About? Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Most countries experience an economic slump from time to time. Learn about the ways the Federal Reserve can intervene in a struggling economy before a crisis occurs with a short video from Crash Course Economics that focuses on monetary...
Alabama Farm Life in the Great Depression
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
The Great Depression not only impacted city folk and factory workers, it also had a profound effect on farmers. Young historians examine primary source materials that document the struggles of Alabama farmers during this time and then...
A Common Core Approach to Teaching Of Mice and Men
8th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Whether or not your school/state has adopted the Common Core standards, you will want to add this resource to your Of Mice and Men curriculum materials. The chapter-by-chapter activities ask readers to provide evidence from the novella...
The Grapes of Wrath - Discussion & Writing Activities
7th - 10th
Add a great resource to your collection of The Grapes of Wrath curriculum materials. A thorough packet contains loads of useful suggestions, whether you use the novel as an anchor text, as a reading circle option, or as independent reading.
Introduction to the Great Depression—Canadian and World Studies
9th - 10th
Ah, the classic business cycle model: recession, depression, recovery, prosperity. And then there was the Great Depression. Groups investigate the economic conditions that led to and social movements of the 1920s that great out of the...
"Scottsboro Boys": A Trial Which Defined an Age
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Here's a must-have resource. Whether your focus is racism, the Great Depression, the "Scottsboro Boys" trial, or part of a reading of To Kill A Mockingbird, the information contained in the seven-page packet will save hours of research...