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Primary Source Worksheet: Citizen Letters to President and Mrs. Roosevelt Concerning the Depression
8th - 11th
A letter addressed to President Roosevelt and another addressed to Eleanor Roosevelt offer insight not only into these two amazing historical figures, but also into the struggles people faced during the Great Depression.
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...
Rural Life During the Great Depression: A Year Down Yonder
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
“Anyone who thinks small towns are friendlier than big cities lives in a big city.” Mary Alice, the fifteen-year-old narrator of A Year Down Yonder, is forced to leave Chicago and spend a year with her Grandma Dowdel in a small rural...
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.
Analyzing Bias and Point of View Interpreting Public Opinion of the Presidential Response to the Great Depression through Political Cartoons
9th - 12th
Students analyze political cartoons of the Great Depression. In this Great Depression lesson, students determine how Presidents Hoover and Roosevelt led during the economic downturn as they respond to discussion questions regarding the...