We found 435 resources with the concept the great depression
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
8th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewA revolutionary work of literature requires a revolutionary assessment project. A series of activities on Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings includes discussion questions, a plot synopsis, and a selection of both short and...
A Long Way From Chicago: Novel Study
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewLife in a small town doesn't have to be dull. Using a study guide for the novel A Long Way From Chicago, readers analyze the characters and setting found in a small town in Illinois. Along with reading comprehension questions, the...
The Beginning of the Storm
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewIntroduce readers to Mildred Taylor's Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry with a lesson that sets the context for the novel. Class members research the bigotry in Mississippi during the Great Depression and identify examples in the story of how...
Designing Museum Exhibits for The Grapes of Wrath: A Multigenre Project
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Challenge readers of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath to create a museum exhibit that uses artifacts to focus on one issue raised by the award winning story of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and the Joads.
The Effect of the Great Depression on Children
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
How did the Great Depression affect children? Sometimes studying the Great Depression means only studying about how it affected adults, however, relating the experiences of children and peers their age to themselves may make the...
Myth of the West: Lonely But Free I’ll Be Found
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Tumbling tumbleweeds! Scholars work with video clips, primary and secondary documents, and song lyrics to uncover life in the Old West. They examine song's lyrics to uncover myths told in the 1930s about life in the Wild West.
The Great Depression: Economic Causes and Repercussions
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Brother, can you spare a dime? Scholars investigate an AP review video to understand the causes of the Great Depression and the economic collapse of the American economy. Viewers examine the many economic factors leading to the worst...
US History Summer Instructional Packet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can you boil the historical, cultural, and political events and movements from the last 150 years into a descriptive study guide? You don't have to—it's right here! A thorough resource includes informative text, discussion questions,...
Master of the Airwaves: How FDR Used Radio to Ease the Public’s Fears
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The 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
The 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...