World War I - Influential People Teacher Resources

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Great Depression: People Puzzle

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students identify how the Great Depression affected various American social groups. In this Great Depression lesson, students read assigned textbook pages about women, African Americans, Mexican immigrants, and Native Americans during...
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The Lives of the People: To Understand the People is to Understand the Times

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the time period of the Great Depression. Using primary source documents, they read excerpts of interviews done by author Studs Terkel for one of his books. They practice interviewing their partner in front of the class...
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Important People from the 1930s to 1940s

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study contributions of important people during the Great Depression. Using the internet, they research and collect information on an assigned individual. Students write an essay on the person researched.
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From The Great War To The Great Depression

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Discover details about 1920's America. In this American history instructional activity, students read From the Great War to the Great Depression. Students then research famous Americans from the time period and present their findings to...
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Music of the Great Depression

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders take a closer look at the music of the Great Depression. In this 1930's America lesson, 11th graders read and analyze the provided lyrics of 6 songs from the era. Students then compose their own lyrics for songs that...
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The Great Depression

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book The Great Depression. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions,...
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Depression

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members learn how to identify common signs of depression, as well as read articles on the origins and effects of this serious condition. The resource includes some great suggested activities for how learners can inform others about...
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Child Labor in America

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Students investigate child labor during the Great Depression. In this US policy lesson, students evaluate multiple layers of the social, economic, and political affects of policy during the Great Depression. Students will engage in 5...
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Bacteria

For Students 9th - 12th
There is an important distinction between the bacteria that most students recognize as having a negative impact, and those that live in a symbiotic relationship with us. Sal looks at the mechanisms by which bacteria accumulate variation...
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Daily Life During the Great Depression

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students identify what daily life was like during the Great Depression and why oral histories are valuable tools for preserving memories. They develop a list of questions. They conduct an oral history interview. They write down the...
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The Great Depression Begins

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this Great Depression worksheet, students review a chapter as they write 8 people or terms that match 8 quotations, respond to 5 multiple choice questions, and elaborate on a historical theme regarding the American economy, the Dust...
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The Great Depression: A Study Guide Through Song

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take a closer look at the political and social outlook during the Great Depression. For this Great Depression lesson, students analyze selected songs from the time period. Students use the provided lyric sheets and song analysis...
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Debating the Depression

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders discover how to debate important social issues in a civil manner. They explain the importance of knowledge in public discourse.
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What Do People Say?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After reading a series of fictitious letters that represent actual events during the time period, young historians craft a small town newsletter to explain the causes of the Great Depression.
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The Beginning of the Storm

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce readers to Mildred Taylor's Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry with a lesson plan that sets the context for the novel. Class members research the bigotry in Mississippi during the Great Depression and identify examples in the story...
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The Business Cycle and Important Economic Measures

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Help your class understand the natural cycle of growth and decline in an economy, and the importance of GDP, the unemployment rate, and inflation. Your learners will begin with reading, worksheets, and detailed direct instruction on...
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Massachusetts Oral History Project on the Great Depression

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders conduct interviews with a relative or a family friend who lived in Massachusetts during the Depression. They write an essay based on the interview that shows an intimate portrayal of how the lives of the individuals who...
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The Great Depression WebQuest

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the events of the Great Depression. They analyze the events and select those most important to contemporary people and the future of the nation. Students create a PowerPoint presentation over the Great Depression.
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Important and Unimportant Details

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read and analyze the story "The Amazing Soybean" for important and unimportant details. Students list each detail they find in one of the three web boxes provided.
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Virtual Museum

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore various time-periods in American history. They select important events, people, places, and artifacts to explore. Students present their information to the class using PowerPoint.
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I Have a Story to Tell

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use research information to create a story reflective of an individual of the Great Depression. Students use the RAFT (role, audience, format, topic) learning strategy to identify their role as the author, their audience,...
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Designing Museum Exhibits for The Grapes of Wrath: A Multigenre Project

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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.
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Dear Mrs. Roosevelt

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students develop an understanding of how the Great Depression impacted people. In this writing, analyzing and cooperative groups lesson plan, students inquire about the Great Depression. Students identify problems children faced during...
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A Glimpse of The Grapes of Wrath

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Explore the evolving American sense of place with this lesson, which focuses on John Steinbeck's immortal The Grapes of Wrath. Identifying the time in history, characters, and themes in the novel helps high schoolers practice literary...