We found 432 resources with the concept the great depression
By the People, For the People
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewA picture speaks a thousand words—no matter how old. The 18th installment of a 22-part series on the making of American history has scholars research the causes of the Great Depression and the factors of the New Deal. Using photographic...
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...
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...