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11 resources with the keyterm 1930s america

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The Great Depression

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Any resource capable of serving two purposes is a good resource, in my opinion. Not only will learners be able to follow lecture and discuss the causes and effects of the Great Depression, they'll also use their critical thinking skills....
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The History Behind Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Before my class delves into a historical fiction novel, I like to set the stage with historical background information and context. You can do just that with a presentation perfect for the novel, Of Mice and Men. The causes and effects...
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The Great Depression of the 1930s

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Images and well-organized text will help you deliver a great lecture on The Great Depression and life in the 1930s. The crash of the stock market, the Dust Bowl, unemployment, and mass migration west are all depicted through...
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The Dust Bowl: Out of the Dust

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Is your class going to read the novel, Out of the Dust? If so, you can prep them with a presentation that provides both images of the Dust Bowl and quotes from the book. Tip: Have learners use the images to compose descriptive...
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Dust Bowl: In Pictures

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Use this presentation to discuss American life during the 1930s. Found here are three maps showing the regions affected by the dust bowl, 15 primary source images taken by Dorothea Lange, and three references to pop culture of the time....
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The Dust Bowl: Images

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Introduce learners to the hardships that followed the onset of the Dust Bowl. There is a quote taken from The Dust Bowl, Men,  Dirt and Depression by Paul Bonnifield followed by 10 primary-source images. 
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Hard Times, Soft Sell

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze art to determine themes for the Great Depression Era. In this Great Depression lesson, students identify themes for the era and research evidence for the themes to present to the class. Students interview family members...
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The United States 1920-1945

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Have the class take a gander at US History from 1920-1945, by viewing a series of historical photographs. Each photo includes notes on its historical significance. FDR, The Great Mississippi River flood, Japanese internment, and The Dust...
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Streamlines and Breadlines

For Teachers 8th - 12th
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...
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The Great Depression and The Dust Bowl

For Teachers 7th - 8th
First take a look at images from the Dust Bowl, then discuss its causes and effects. Captured here are primary source images taken by Dorothea Lange, informational text, and a diagram that shows the causes and consequences of this major...
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Exploring the Great Depression through Pictures and Music

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars discuss causes of the Great Depression and analyze artifacts from the era. For this Great Depression era lesson, students discuss the impact of the Depression and analyze photographs and music lyrics. Young scholars write...