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271 resources with the keyterm great depression

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Technology and the Great Depression

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine how technology affected the Great Depression era. They view a video, conduct Internet research, and write articles for a class technology magazine.
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Buffalo's Economy During the Great Depression

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students compile and interpret data to present graphical representations of Buffalo's economy during the Great Depression. They calculate the unemployment and inflation rates, create a spreadsheet, and create a poster.
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The New Diplomacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students trace the rise of dictatorships, and American reactions to events that led to World War II.
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The Stock Market Crash and the Origins of the New Deal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the causes and consequences of the 1929 stock market crash, and evaluate Hoover's response. They identify the causes of the Great Depression, explain its global context, and evaluate the success of the New Deal.
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WHERE DO I COME FROM?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze the struggle for racial and gender equality and for the extension of civil liberties, the social and economic impact of the Great Depression, and the economic boom and social transformation of post-World War II United...
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Mobility and Migration: Where Do I Come From?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the different types of migration that took place during the Great Depression. They compare data to determine if there are significant generational differences in migration patterns.
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Roll With the Punches: What Do You Know?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students activate prior knowledge about life in the South during the Great Depression in preparation for reading the novel, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.
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Bonus March

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students explore Great Depression using collection of primary sources in the archives of the General Douglas MacArthur Memorial, focusing on the Bonus Army march on Washington D.C. in June 1932.
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News Flash

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create news headlines for each year from 1933 to 1945 to show how the Nazis tried to hide the Jewish tragedy from outside eyes.
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A Shared Past: Agricultural Changes in the 1920s

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Young scholars analyze the factors that contributed to the agricultural surpluses of the 1920s and assume the role of a farmer in 1925 trying to decide which of several agricultural options to accept.
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The Great Depression and FDR

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders recognize some of the causes and effects of the Great Depression, and thereby explain the motives behind Roosevelt's "New Deal" program for the United States.
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Dorothea Lange

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explain that a person's experiences influence their life, write a time line of their life, and analyze Dorothea's photographs and list descriptive words.
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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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Great Depression and the New Deal

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners create a timeline detailing the events of the Great Depression to identify causes of the Great Depression. Then students organize the programs created by the New Deal using a graphic organizer.
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The Great Depression and World War II

For Students 7th - 10th
In this Great Depression and World War II worksheet, students fill in blank columns with information about scarce natural resources, human resources and capital resources, then write about what the US gave up when they sent scarce...
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Growing in Christ: Obstacles to Growth

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars play Obstacle Jeopardy and create an Obstacle Depression Quilt.  In this growing in Christ lesson, students complete a double entry journal and discuss as a class the three barriers that are mentioned.  Young scholars...
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Portfolio Open House Celebration

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders present their Great Depression portfolio to parents. In this social studies lesson, 7th graders evaluate their own work using the self-evaluation form. They watch a movie and discuss its relevance to the unit of study.
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Great Depression Worksheets

For Students 8th - 12th
In this 20th century U.S. history worksheet, students read articles about the Great Depression. Students then respond to 10 short answer questions.
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Found Poetry with Primary Sources: The Great Depression

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read a sample found poem and create one together as a class. In this Great Depression instructional activity, students select a topic, such as miners, and read primary source documents related to the topic. Students select one...
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Causes of the Great Depression

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students discuss the cause and effect of the great depression. In this history activity, students research the great depression using the LearningCheck application. A TI is required for this activity.
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What Should You Do?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the economic conditions of Mexicans during the Great Depression. As a class, they observe photographs of Mexican migrants and examine reasons for staying or leaving. Students analyze the events contributing to the...
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Truman's Foreign Policy Decisions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine foreign policy decisions of former President Truman which still affect us today, review factors to be considered in making foreign policy decisions, closely explore specific major foreign policy decisions, and share...
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Economics during the Great Depression

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders identify the causes of the Great Depression, its impact on Americans, and the major features of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal. They express how life was like when the stock market crashed as demonstrated by a GRASP...
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Nothing to Fear

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read from the book, "Nothing to Fear," and discuss living in New York during the Great Depression. They write entries and summaries in their learning logs to share with the class. They work in groups to create a database...