Dust Bowl Teacher Resources
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Woodie Guthrie and the Dust Bowl: Using Folk Music as a Teaching Tool
4th - 6th
Play a Woodie Guthrie song while showing the class an image-filled presentation on the Dust Bowl. Intended for learners in the 4th or 5th grade, slides contain primary source photographs along with descriptions that contain highlighted...
Background of the Dust Bowl: The Great Depression
9th - 12th
If your class needs a look at the causes of the Dust Bowl, you've found it. All the reasons the Dust Bowl occurred are provided: poor farming techniques, bad economics, and drought conditions. The eventual effects those had on the people...
Out of the Dust: Background notes about the novel, The Great Depression, and The Dust Bowl
5th - 7th
If your class is reading the historical fiction novel, Out of the Dust, then you are in luck. Here are a few slides that will help you provide historical context for the book, as well as define main characters, setting, symbolism, and...
The Dust Bowl: How Did Drought and Dust Storms Compound the Depression Era Problems for Farmers?
7th - 8th
If all you need is a short presentation to introduce or review a topic, then stop right here. The causes and effects of the Dust Bowl on Depression Era farmers is discussed with primary source images and three slides of outlined text.