Pupils examine the breadlines during the Great Depression. They view a short video about different country's responses to mass unemployment. They interview family members if possible who lived during the Depression.
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Personalizing the Great Depression
Students examine the Great Depression through the eyes of a citizen. In this Great Depression lesson, students analyze photographs from the era and determine where people found hope during the era. Students compose letters that might...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Great Depression and New Deal
The five activities outlined in this resource packet engage class members in projects that ask them to research the causes and the effects, both national and local, of the Great Depression and the New Deal policies of FDR.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Great Depression
The Great Depression does not fit into a simplistic narrative. This video introduces learners to the complicated and complex nature of this historical event in the United States with a heavy emphasis on the progression of economic...
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Streamlines and Breadlines
Students explore the Great Depression. In this Great Depression lesson, students research selected websites and analyze primary sources to conduct inquiries regarding the depression, northern migration, and urbanization. Students author...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History