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The Great Depression

For Teachers 7th - 12th
There is nothing like a historic photograph to move your learners. Pictures tell stories in an organic and emotional way. Explore the causes of the dust bowl and the great depression with your class. Each slide contains a single black...
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Differing Federal Responses to the Great Depression: Letter Analysis

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young analysts examine two letters, one written by President Hoover and one written by FDR. Each letter contains that president's response to the role of the Federal Government during times of crisis (The Great Depression). They analyze...
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The Great Depression and New Deal

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Elementary pupils are introduced to the Great Depression as a critical period of hardship in United States history. They engage in collaborative assignments researching the Dust Bowl, the New Deal, US presidents, and presidential libraries.
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Chapter 17 – The Great Depression

For Students 9th - 12th
In this U.S. history worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages on the Great Depression and respond to 27 short answer questions.
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"Not So Great!" Cause and Effect

For Students 6th - 9th
In the cause and effect worksheet, students apply a cause and effect chart about the Great Depression to answer 3 questions. They use their knowledge of the Great Depression to write 3-5 newspaper headlines that might have appeared in...
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Grapes of Wrath: Setting up Historical Context

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discuss life in the 1930s in relation to the Dust Bowl and Great Depression, then do a cross-media analysis. Here you'll find background information on film maker John Ford, writer John Steinbeck, and 1930s America. You can compare the...
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The Great Depression

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Try out this reading passage when teaching your class about the 1920s and 1930s. After reading the text, which provides an overview of some major events in these years, learners respond to five related questions.
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The Great Depression: Lesson 1

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students recognize how the causes of the Great Depression affected people and their jobs. In this Great Depression lesson, students understand that most of the time news only came from newspapers. Students write a letter as though they...
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"Breadline": The Great Depression Causes, Consequences and Recovery

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students compare prices of popular items of late 1920s to cost of those items presently, determine which companies are best in which to invest, analyze causes and consequences of stock market crash of 1929, and evaluate significance of...
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The Great Depression

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the time period of the Great Depression. In groups, they discover how the Works Progress Administration helped many workers during this time. Using the internet, they research how the government focused on the arts and...
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Dust Bowl Exodus: How Drought and the Depression Took Their Toll

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the migration of refugees. In this California history lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details of how the Dust Bowl and Great Depression led to a California population...
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The Worldwide Depression was Caused by a C.R.A.S.H.

For Teachers 6th - 11th
In this Great Depression of the 1930's study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the time period in world history and then respond to 4 reflection questions.
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Reading Rainbow: Making Do

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine the conditions during the Great Depression and how people coped. They read poems by Langston Hughes, watch the Reading Rainbow video for, Uncle Jed's Barbershop, and write an original story about living in the Great...
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America's Economy: Sorrow And Hope

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discover how Americans found the hope that broke the Great Depression. For this American economics lesson, students watch "America's Economy: Sorrow and Hope." Middle schoolers then discuss the implications of the...
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Reporting: Live From The Scene

For Students 7th - 9th
In this writing and US history worksheet, students act as news reporters to cover the mayor's address during the Great Depression. They use their knowledge of the Great Depression and the 5 W's to write a lead newspaper report about a...
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Surviving the Depression- 1930-1939 Lesson 1: Life During the Depression- Picture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine and analyze primary source documents and pictures from the Great Depression Era. They consider ways in which the suffering of the Era could have been alleviated.
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Life in the Dust Bowl

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners consider the accuracy of the book Out of the Dust as they view primary source images taken during the Dust Bowl. Each slide contains an image, a question, and a quote from the book. This would be great to use when covering...
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The Great Depression

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore The Great Depression. In this Great Depression lesson plan, students discover the reasons for the Great Depression. Students determine cause and effect and the many problems people faced during this time. Students write...
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Brother, Can you Spare a Dime?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils through song analysis and group discussion, identify the qualities representing the Great Depression. They study the Great Depression and how it affected people all over U.S. They analysis the lyrics to the song "Brother Can you...
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Standards Focus: Historical Context and Exploring Expository Writing

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this expository writing worksheet, students answer several questions in an expository fashion. Students derive their answer using the historical context in the article about the Great Depression.
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Hoover and FDR Suggest Different Federal Responses to the GreatDepression

For Students 8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis worksheet, students examine letters written by Presidents Hoover and Roosevelt during the Great Depression. Students respond to 3 short answer questions based on the content of the 2 letters.
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New York Girls Ask the President for a CCC of Their Own

For Students 8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis worksheet, students analyze a letter from young women in want of CCC jobs of their own during Great Depression. Students respond to 3 short answer questions about the letter to Roosevelt.
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Interest Rates

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Use a KWL chart and discussion to explore the concept behind loans with interest based on percentage rates. Learners examine different types of interest, the history of interest loans and calculate the costs of a loan over a ten-year...
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Herbert Hoover and the Dust Bowl

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Shanty towns made by Dust Bowl migrants were called Hoovervilles for a reason. Examine the policies Herbert Hoover put in place to help victims of the Dust Bowl and Great Depression. You'll find he didn't do much and the result was...