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The Stock Market Crash of 1929

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Although almost impossible to read (red font and huge blocks of text), the information in this presentation is good and could be reformatted into a better slideshow. It addresses the economic and political contexts of the 1929 Stock...
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How Does the Stock Market Work?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The stock market seems like an invisible, omnipotent being that can cause an economy to flourish or flounder at its slightest whim. Students learn about the reality of the stock market, including its origins in the Dutch East India...
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The Stock Market and the Great Depression

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How does the Stock Market work, what was Black Tuesday, and how did the Market crass of 1929 lead to the Great Depression? Have your class play this stock market game for two weeks to better explain how the stock market works.
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Why Study Economic Downturns?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Research and connect America's current economic downturn with the 1929 Stock Market Crash and the Great Depression.
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Great Depression: Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Add this presentation to your unit on the Great Depression as a strong informational supplement. With clear learning objectives, details on the 1929 stock market crash, and the effects of the Great Depression (though it's spelled...
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The Great Stock Market Crash

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders discover details regarding the Great Stock Market Crash. In this Great Depression instructional activity, 9th graders examine the impact of the stock market crash of the 1920's. Students will consider the economic...
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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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How the Federal Reserve Works, Part 4

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Follow banking through the 1920s. An era that truly went from boom to bust, the stock market lost over 30% of its value. By 1933, the economy was still failing, and Roosevelt needed more money to pay for his large-budgeted plans. How did...
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The Great Depression

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Great Depression does not fit into a simplistic narrative. This video introduces learners to the complicated and complex nature of this historical event in the United States with a heavy emphasis on the progression of economic...
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On This Day: 2008 Financial Crisis

For Students 7th - 12th
Was the financial crisis of 2008 a repeat of the stock market crash of 1929? A thought-provoking resource explores the effects of the 2008 crisis with the words of then-future President Obama. Historians hear a brief outline of the...
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The Crash and The New Deal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How did the stock market crash in 1929 when everything seemed to be going so well in the 1920s? Analyze the economic choices of the times that caused the crash and the Great Depressions occur. Hard hitting economics and the policies of...
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The Roaring Twenties

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A slideshow presentation covers the flavor of the Roaring Twenties. The 1920s are categorized into politics, culture, music, policy, and social issues that divided the nation. Each main header contains several subsequent slides full of...
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Paired Writing: Hoover and FDR

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here’s an activity that asks class members to synthesize and apply what they have learned of the stock market crash and of the political philosophies of Herbert Hoover and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In the first part of the exercise,...
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US History Overview 2 - Reconstruction to the Great Depression

For Students 8th - 11th
Ambitiously spanning American history from 1865 to 1941, this video discusses and clarifies topics such as women's suffrage, the sinking of the Maine, and the development of America as a world empire. Maps and photographs will engage...
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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 Great Depression and FDR's New Deal

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Find out about FDR's vision and the New Deal plan that helped pull America out of the Great Depression. The presentation focuses New Deal programs such as the Works Progress Administration, Agricultural Adjustment Administration, and the...
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Fill-In - October Event in History

For Students 7th - 12th
A lot has happened in the month of October in the past 100 years or so. Kids fill in the blank for 31 events, each of which occurred on a day in October. Each event can be found in a New York Times article from the past 100+ years....
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Play the Market

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students participate in a hypothetical experiment. For four weeks, they track 10 stocks they have selected. They discuss their imaginary gains and losses and share their observations about the stock market, and their reactions to this...
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The Stock Market

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders study the stock market and how to read stock market pages. They write reports about and graph the performance of various stocks. They examine economic crashes in history and write and perform a skit about the market.
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Stock Market Basics

For Students 8th - 12th
In this economics worksheet, students read a 2-page selection titled "Stock Market Basics," and then respond to 8 short answer questions about the information presented.
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Money and Finance

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Chances are, the teenagers in your economics class have some experience with money. Help them understand that money is more than the dollars and coins they feed into the school vending machines with a video from Crash Course economics....
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The Great Depression

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Boy was this economy depressed! Take your class on a trip down memory lane. Let them discover the causes, effects, and key players of the Great Depression. Both images and text are included on each slide. While both are good, the text...
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Introduction to the Great Depression

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders participate in a discussion on the causes and economic events of the 1929 stock market crash. In this stock market lesson plan, 11th graders use this as an introduction to the Great Depression.
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The Great Depression

For Teachers 7th
Students analyze the causes of the Great Depression. In this Great Depression lesson, students listen to their instructor present lectures regarding the Dust Bowl, stock market crash, and Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act. Students conduct further...
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Origins of the Great Depression

For Students 9th - 12th
In this economics worksheet, students respond to 11 short answer questions regarding the Great Depression and the stock market crash.
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What Goes Up Must Come Down

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
From understanding stock market performance and return on investment to identifying the costs and benefits of credit and avoiding debt problems, this is an absolute must-have resource for financial planning and literacy.
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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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The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the causes of the stock market crash of 1929.  In this integrated math/history unit on the stock market, 6th graders study, research, and read stocks, visit a local bank, and create a PowerPoint to show the finished...
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Psyching up the Stock Market: Using the Harkness Method to Explain Behavioral Economics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students can discuss the stock market and economics by using the Harkness method.
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The Great Depression of the 1930s

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Trek through the hardships that marked the Great Depression. Photographs accompanied by light text show various aspects of American life during the 1930s. The Dust Bowl, unemployment, migrant families, and massive drought are depicted on...
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The Great Depression (1921-1941)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
From the stock market crash of 1929 to the New Deal and FDR, this presentation covers it all. Examine the causes, effects, politics, and culture of the Great Depression. Images, block text, and embedded hyperlinks make this a great...
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Stocking Up

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders are trained to be brokers and to buy and sell stocks. Each group is allotted $1000. Team members work together within their groups to build a stock market portfolio and track the stocks they own.
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The Crash, the Dust, and the New Deal

For Teachers 7th
Students explore the Great Depression. In this American history lesson, students examine primary sources in order to research the Stock Market Crash of 1929, the Dust Bowl, and the Neal Deal. Students study the impact on these events on...
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What Was Life Like During the 1920's?

For Teachers 11th
What a wonderful way to begin an exploration of the Great Depression. Using this colorful and interesting presentation, teachers can give students an overview of the life in the 1920's and 1930's. The pictures, quotes and poetry used in...
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Causes of America's Great Depression

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify principal causes of the Great Depression. They analyze causes including a decline in worldwide trade, the stock market crash, and bank failures and explain the legacy of the Depression in American society.
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The Great Depression

For Students 6th - 8th
For this Great Depression worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer questions about the depression, the Stock Market Crash of 1929, the Dust Bowl, and the New Deal.
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Hoover Success?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate the presidency of Herbert Hoover. In this Great Depression lesson, 9th graders visit Hoover's library online and analyze the efforts made by Hoover to remedy the Great Stock Market Crash.
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Hope In The Hard Times - A Unit on the Great Depression

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine the Great Depression through the analysis of the novel, 'Bud, Not Buddy.' They analyze photos from the National Archives website, complete a character analysis, and conduct research and summarize a topic from the Great...
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The Great Depression

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the implications of economic fallout. In this Great Depression instructional activity, 7th graders analyze political cartoons and documents about the era. Students then conduct further primary source research...
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Buy Low, Sell High

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners investigate the stock market and investing in corporate stocks by creating an investment portfolio. They develop database worksheets that track their stock's performance over a specified period of time. Students use their...
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What Causes Economic Bubbles?

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What do tulips, real estate, and stock in a pet store have in common? Find out what happens when products or services sell for much more than they are worth.
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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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A Worldwide Depression

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Worldwide Depression worksheet, students are given ten events that happened and are asked to write what the causes were for each of these events.
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A Shared Past: Agricultural Changes in the 1920s

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students 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 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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Great Depression

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Examine the Great Depression with your pupils. First you'll discuss the causes of the Great Depression, such as the stock market crash of 1929. Then, you'll examine key facts, like the Dust Bowl, the New Deal, and economic recovery.
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The Great Depression Essay

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the events that led to the stock market crash,the concerns of the Depression, and the effects of the New Deal programs on the American people and the American economy.
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What's all the Yellen About? Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Most countries experience an economic slump from time to time. Learn about the ways the Federal Reserve can intervene in a struggling economy before a crisis occurs with a short video from Crash Course Economics that focuses on monetary...
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The Great Depression: Part 1

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students explore the causes and effects of the Great Depression. In this Great Depression instructional activity, students analyze the economic and political causes as well as the economic, foreign affairs and political effects of the...
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Analyzing the Text

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Practice analyzing informational text with a reading passage that details the Great Depression. Scholars read about the impacts of World War I, the Roaring Twenties, and the Depression, then answer 10 true or false questions. 
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The Great Depression - Hard Times Hit America

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
To gain an understanding of how the Great Depression affected everyday citizens, class members examine letters written either to the president or to the governor of Alabama asking for assistance.
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"Breadline": The Great Depression Causes, Consequences and Recovery

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students compare prices of popular items of late 1920s to cost of those items presently, determine which companies are best in which to invest, analyze causes and consequences of stock market crash of 1929, and evaluate significance of...
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Use this handy presentation to prepare your class before reading the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Segregation, the stock market, and the sociopolitical climate of the times is covered. This will really help build a...
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Recession, Hyperinflation, and Stagflation

For Students 9th - 12th
What's the problem with a room full of cash? Learn about the problems and ramifications of extreme economic situations with an informative video about hyperinflation, recession and depression, and staggflation.
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The Great Depression

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Try out this reading passage when teaching your class about the 1920s and 1930s. After reading the text, which provides an overview of some major events in these years, learners respond to five related questions.
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The Great Depression: Economic Causes and Repercussions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Brother, can you spare a dime? Scholars investigate an AP review video to understand the causes of the Great Depression and the economic collapse of the American economy. Viewers examine the many economic factors leading to the worst...
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The Great Depression 1929-1940

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Great Depression was the devastating result of a world-wide financial meltdown. From the causes of the crisis to its effects in the Hoovervilles and Dust Bowl, a PowerPoint presentation takes viewers through the story of the...
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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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Causes of the Great Depression

For Students 7th - 12th
In this Great Depression worksheet, students read noted textbook pages and then respond to 7 short answer questions about the time period in American history.
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The Worldwide Depression was Caused by a C.R.A.S.H.

For Teachers 6th - 11th
In this Great Depression of the 1930's study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the time period in world history and then respond to 4 reflection questions.
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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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Achieving Economic Stability

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners engage in study of the economic crash of The Stock Market in 1929. They examine the trends of the market at the time and discuss the indicators in classroom small groups. Then suggestions are made as to how this could have been...
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Economic Crash and Recovery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars compile research notes on the Great Depression through library and internet research. They research a New Deal policy and orally present their findings in order to create a class matrix on the different New Deal policies...
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Solving the Great Depression

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders demonstrate their knowledge of the causes and consequences of the events in the Great Depression. They analyze the causes and effects of the Stock Market Crash, the impact of the Depression on the American people, along...
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Great Depression and New Deal

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
The five activities outlined in this resource packet engage class members in projects that ask them to research the causes and the effects, both national and local, of the Great Depression and the New Deal policies of FDR.
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Study Guide for Where the Red Fern Grows

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
One of the best fourth grade books of all time is Where the Red Fern Grows. Provide your class with interesting background on the book and the author as well as worksheets for every five chapters of the novel. The first part of the guide...
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To Kill A Mockingbird: Historical Background

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother" and other images set the stage for a PowerPoint about the Great Depression. Whether used as background for Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, or as part of a historical study, the presentation would...
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By the People, For the People

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A picture speaks a thousand words—no matter how old. The 18th installment of a 22-part series on the making of American history has scholars research the causes of the Great Depression and the factors of the New Deal. Using photographic...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Study Guide

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Designed to accompany a reading of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, the worksheets in this packet permit readers to keep notes on parallels between Lee's life and Scout's, on characters in the novel, and on chapter events.
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Out of the Dust: Background notes about the novel, The Great Depression, and The Dust Bowl

For Teachers 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...
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What Do You Already Know about the Great Depression?

For Students 9th - 12th
How do you figure out what your class already knows about the Great Depression? Why you ask them to complete this true/false worksheet, of course. Statements focus on the causes, the political response, and the economic situation of the...
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The Rise of Railroads: California

For Teachers 4th Standards
Railways are an integral part of the history of California. Using a timeline format, class members connect major historical events to the rise of the railroads and their impact on the state. Activities include a mix of independent and...
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The Rise of Railroads: Illinois

For Teachers 4th Standards
Railways not only cross the US, but they are also intertwined with the history of America. Using a timeline format, individuals explore the connections between major events in American history—such as the Civil War—and the rise of the...
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Good Time and Bad: Roaring 20's, Great Depression, and WWII quiz

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Quiz your students on various topics related to the Roaring 20's, The Great Depression, and WWII. They'll ace any test after viewing this slide show. Tip: Turn this quiz into a game, see which side of the class is ready for the test.
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Herd Behavior

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Have you heard of herd behavior? After reading a short article about the phenomena, class members apply the principles to human behavior and the effects of following the crowd.
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The 1930s: Drastic Times Call For Drastic Measures

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders analyze the causes of the Great Depression. They analyze the causes and the consequences of the Dust Bowl. Pupils examine how the Great Depression helped change the role of the federal government in the American economy. ...
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The 1930s: Drastic Times Call For Drastic Measures

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the impact of the Great Depression on the United States. In groups, they use the internet to research the causes of the Great Depression and the effects of the Dust Bowl. To end the lesson, they compare and...
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Great Depression: Bank Runs and Economic Collapse

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders list factors that helped cause the economic collapse during the Great Depression. For this Great Depression lesson plan, 11th graders view video clips, read, and research the Great Depression and identify bank runs and...
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What Caused the Great Depression?

For Teachers 10th
Analyze the many causes of major political, economic, and social developments during the 1920s and 1930s, with emphasis on the Great Depression. Read photographs from the 1920's and the 1930's, then write a brief explanation of what you...
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What Kind of Santa Claus You Are.

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars use a photograph analysis sheet to analyze primary sources (photographs) of the Great Depression in small groups. They then write a poem about kids in the Depression Era that reflects their comprehension of the period and...
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It's In The Numbers

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students analyze and summarize the many Social Security programs. They examine two pamphlets about Social Security.
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Exploring the Great Depression through Pictures and Music

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners discuss causes of the Great Depression and analyze artifacts from the era. In this Great Depression era lesson, students discuss the impact of the Depression and analyze photographs and music lyrics. Learners write a journal...
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Great Depression Coffee at the White House

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars use their critical thinking skills to discuss how to aid Americans during the Great Depression. In this Great Depression lesson, students research leaders in American during the time period. Young scholars use their...
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Interpreting Data and Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students define terms and analyze data. In this statistics lesson, students plot their data using bar and line graphs. They analyze their data after they graph it and apply the results to the Great Depression.
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America's Economy: Sorrow And Hope

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover how Americans found the hope that broke the Great Depression. For this American economics lesson, students watch "America's Economy: Sorrow and Hope." Students then discuss the implications of the depression and...
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Bessie Smith

For Students 8th - 12th
For this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 41 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of musician Bessie Smith. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Atticus in To Kill a Mockingbird: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 8th - 10th
Fun Trivia online quizzes can be made by anyone, so before asking your class to take this test on To Kill a Mockingbird, be sure to scrutinize the questions and check that the answers are correct.
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Paired Writing: Hoover and FDR

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners identify how the Great Depression affected various groups in society. They propose solutions for some of those problems. Students comprehend the general political philosophies of Herbert Hoover and Franklin Delano Roosevelt and...
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What Caused the Great Depression?

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders analyze the many causes of major political, economic and social developments during the 1920s and 1930s with emphasis on the Great Depression. Students will also get a sense of the despair and desperation felt by United...
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The Roarding 20's

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders are introduced to the social, economic and political developments of the 1920s. Using historical developments that are part of the indicator, they create a three-dimensional graphic organizer.
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The Great Depression in South Carolina

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners research The Great Depression in South Carolina. In this Great Depression lesson plan, students read and discuss the information given to them, along with analyzing photographs from the time.
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An Intersection Of Economic Systems - Euro Versus Dollar

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the concepts related to the economic system of the European Union by looking at the currency of the Euro in comparison to the American dollar. They compare and contrast the Federal Reserve, International...
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Standards Focus: Historical Context and Exploring Expository Writing

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this expository writing worksheet, students answer several questions in an expository fashion. Students derive their answer using the historical context in the article about the Great Depression.
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Cinderella Man Activity Worksheet and Progress Test

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Cinderella Man activity and progress test worksheet, students respond to a total of 22 short answer, multiple choice, matching, true/false, and fill in the blank questions pertaining to Cinderella Man.
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Research and Study Skills: Time Line/Chart/Table

For Students 3rd
In this research and study skills learning exercise, 3rd graders read about the use of time lines in organizing and assimilating information. They answer 5 fill in the blank questions based on a time line that highlights events that took...
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Social Effects of WWII on SC

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders compare how the events in the Charleston Harbor affected South Carolinians versus people in other parts of the U.S. In this American history instructional activity, 4th graders watch a video clip, discuss sections of a...
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Grade 8: Intermediate-Level Social Studies, Booklet 2 Document-Based Question, 2007

For Students 8th
In this 8th grade social studies standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 1 essay and 10 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
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Farm Life During the Great Depression

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the plight of farmers during the Great Depression. In this Nebraska history instructional activity, 5th graders discuss the era prior to reading the novel Out of the Dust by Karen Heese.
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The Survivors of the Great Depression

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students explore economics by analyzing images in a slide-show. In this Great Depression instructional activity, students view photographs and illustrations of individuals living during the Great Depression. Students collaborate in pairs...
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Bessie Smith

For Students 8th - 12th
In this jazz history worksheet, students respond to 7 essay and short answer questions about the life and accomplishments of Bessie Smith.
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The Golden Twenties and the Great Depression

For Students 8th - 11th
In this 20th century history worksheet, students read 12 statements and determine whether each of them describes 1920s America or the Great Depression.
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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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Great Depression and New Deal

For Students 8th - 12th
For this Great Depression worksheet, students view a PowerPoint presentation on the time period and then respond to 106 short answer questions about the content of the presentation. 
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"Tokyo Share Crisis"

For Students 7th - 10th
In this grammar worksheet, learners fill in twelve blanks from the article, "Tokyo Share Crisis", with appropriate prepositions.
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Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students read the novel Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry to determine how the Great Depression affected teens. They compare the problems faced during the Great Depression to those teens face today.
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Could It Happen Again?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The final lesson in a series of six about the Great Depression focuses on the Federal Reserve's role in stabilizing the economy.
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Grapes of Wrath Movie Questions

For Students 9th - 12th
John Ford's 1940 film version of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath is the subject of a 23-question worksheet designed to accompany a viewing of the film. The questions not only focus viewers on events, but also ask them to make...
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What Really Caused the Great Depression?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Falling wages. Rising unemployment. Falling prices. Sound familiar? Young economists look at the role the US banking system had in causing the Great Depression.
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A Childhood View of the Great Depression in Arkansas

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders identify the causes for the Great Depression of 1929 and see the effects of the depression, the Great Flood, and the drought in Arkansas through the eyes of a child.
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1935: What Should the Government Do about

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explain that between 1929 and 1933, the number of people who had jobs in the city fell by 75%. They study a pamphlet written during that time, and answer questions about the social issues of the day.
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The Day Before

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils explore the impact a major event has on people and on history as their team selects an event and publishes their own magazine to recreate the times in which such an event occurred.
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Reconstruction Word Search Puzzle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, students look for the words in the puzzle that are related to the theme of the word search. Spelling skills are worked on.
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The Historical and Economic Impact of the Civilian Conservation Corps in South Carolina

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the effects of the Civilian Conservation Corps. In this lesson, 8th graders use primary sources to examine how the CCC impacted North Carolina. Students will locate National Parks on a map, write a summary and...
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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 lesson, students research the great depression using the LearningCheck application. A TI is required for this lesson.
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U.S. History: The Great Depression

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the Great Depression and federal relief programs such as the Civilian Conservation Corps. Focusing on Texas, they assess the effects on poor farmers and discuss what they would do for a living had they lived in...
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Family Life During the Great Depression

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners practice the skill of photo analysis. In this Great Depression instructional activity, students analyze photographs from the era and write fictitious diary entries based on the images. 
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Proficiency Test: Word Usage

For Students 5th
In this word usage worksheet, 5th graders choose the correct word to complete 10 sentences, with immediate online feedback.

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