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Dust Bowl and Great Depression Dice Simulation with Narrative Writing Connection
An interactive simulation that allows students to experience the trials and tribulations of a person suffering during the Dust Bowl of the Great Depression for an experience they won't soon forget. Students connect their experience to their learning through a narrative. Included in this product: -

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Dust Bowl and the Great Depression Differentiated Reading Passages
Need a quick activity or assignment on the Dust Bowl? Included is a Differentiated Reading Passage leveled three different times (Guided Reading Levels O, R, and W) & accompanying activities will ask students to fill in the blank, circle multiple choice questions, fill in a timeline based on the
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Great Depression, Dust Bowl, & New Deal WHOLE Unit (PPT, Notes, Tests, etc)
This is for a WHOLE unit on the Great Depression, Dust Bowl and New Deal. I sell the items individually (see my store to see examples of the assignment and Power Point that you would be purchasing), however, this is a highly discounted price since it is a large bundle. This has everything you will
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Letter from a Dust Bowl Survivor
Great Depression Dust Bowl Primary Source Reading A fantastic primary source document to help students better understand the effects of the Dust Bowl on Midwesterners. This vivid letter really makes the reader feel what the writer was going through and brings the Great Depression to life. It is als
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The Dust Bowl-Causes & Effects
Students will read about the Dust Bowl that occurred in the Great Plains during the Great Depression and list the causes and effects
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Great Depression - PowerPoint (Dust Bowl, Stock Market, New Deal, Roosevelt)
Great Depression PowerPoint - This is a 47 slide PowerPoint on the overall events, people and themes of the Great Depression. It includes detailed and comprehensive information about the major events, including: stock market crash, dust bowl, riding the rails, the New Deal, Franklin Roosevelt and m
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Mapping the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression
This great mapping activity allows students to map the Dust Bowl, TVA, Hoover Dam and the 50 largest American cities in 1930. Just download the following two USA maps. Please download the modern USA map PDF at http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/us_nl.pdf The modern USA Physical feature map PDF c
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The Dust Bowl History Power Point (powerpoint)
A 24 slide powerpoint filled with facts, maps, and real life pictures of the Dust Bowl that happened to America in the 1930s. Facts about life during that time, President Roosevelt, the storms, why it happened, how it eventually ended, "Okies", and much more. I tried to tie in a little bit of eve
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Great Depression Farming and Dust Bowl Webquest
Great Depression Farming and Dust Bowl Webquest Students will gain basic knowledge about farming practices and the impact of the Great Depression on rural America. The webquest uses a great website to let students learn about farming during the 1930s. http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginth
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Dust Bowl Journal: Another person's point of view.
Students are given a picture of a person and description and must write as if they are that person. There is a total of 20 pictures with different scenarios, for larger classes, so some students will get the same person. This is a fun assignment for students, yet, they are still writing and worki
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Dust Bowl Activity (Great Depression Unit)
Dust Bowl Cootie Catchers: These cootie catchers/ fortune tellers are a great way for students to have fun while learning about the Dust Bowl during the Great Depression. How to Play and Assembly Instructions are included. These cootie catchers contain the following vocabulary terms: Dust bowl, S
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Great Depression ESCAPE ROOM: Dust Bowl, Roaring Twenties, Stock Market
The Great Depression Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Great Depression. This is the perfect resource to introduce or review the Great Depression, Dust Bowl, the Roaring Twenties or FDR. The Gr
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Dust Bowl map activity
This is a map of the United States and it represents the Dust Bowl, the areas affected, and the migration of people on Route 66 out of the Dust Bowl. It includes map analysis questions so students practice an important map skill.
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Great Depression, Dust Bowl & New Deal: Who's Who and What's What Assignment
On this assignment students must fill in each box on either a person, place, event, or thing from the Great Depression, Dust Bowl and New Deal. I have done this as an introduction to the unit and have kids look up these items in their textbook or Internet or use it as a review before a test to wri
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Dust Bowl PowerPoint Presentation
Objective: To examine the causes and effects of the Dust Bowl. Key Terms and People: The Grapes of Wrath by, John Steinbeck Great Plains Dust Bowl Drought Foreclosure Migrant Workers Farm Security Administration Okies Arkies Dorothea Lange Multimedia: Video - Dust Storms Strike America (2:48) Vide
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Dust Bowl Interdisciplinary Project
This student led project comes with a rubric that has explicit directions for students to follow. The project has three components: Math, Science, and Reading/Social Studies. Students can partner to do this project or work independently. Students explore the causes of the dust bowl, and how that rel
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The Dust Bowl
This is part of Reading Through History's unit covering the Great Depression. In this download there are four separate lessons dealing with the Dust Bowl. The first lesson covers the causes of the Dust Bowl, explaining the factors which led to the crisis. The next three lessons cover Black Blizza
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Video viewing questions for PBS Documentary "Surviving the Dust Bowl"
This is a set of comprehension questions for students to answer while they are watching the PBS documentary "Surviving the Dust Bowl." This movie can be found on YouTube or purchased from PBS online store.
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Surviving the Dust Bowl online and movie activity
The dust bowl is a hard topic to comprehend. PBS has done a wonderful job collecting and organizing material for this event in American history. It can be found at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/dustbowl/index.html This topic can be as short as you would like by choosing to only part of the activity
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Great Depression and Dust Bowl
This product gives an overview of the causes and effects of the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl. Students are asked to do close reads to highlight, underline, and respond to text and primary source images. The ABCs of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal is also included.
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Dust Bowl- Writing, Science and History LDC Common Core Wind Erosion Unit
This lesson includes an LDC common core lesson on erosion that focuses on the Dust Bowl. Includes a pre-reading activity, article (written on a 6.5 grade level), reading guide, close reading activity, writing prompt and framework, erosion lab and extension activity (erosion sign). Everything is rea
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Dust Bowl, FDR, and Fireside Chats:  What did Roosevelt See in the Dust Bowl?
Dust Bowl, FDR, and Fireside Chats: What did Roosevelt See in the Dust Bowl? This lesson on the Dust Bowl is included in the Roaring '20s, 1930s, and Great Depression Bundle, located here: Roaring 20s, 1930s, Great Depression Bundle! 8 Fun Resources for the 20s & 30s! ------- In this highly-

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Great Depression Dust Bowl Photos & Letters Activity 7-Pack
Tap into your students’ creativity, empathy, and critical thinking skills by examining Great Depression Dust Bowl photos in this 7 activity lesson pack covering the struggles of Americans young and old during the Great Depression. These photos were taken by famous photographers, including Dorothe
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The Dust Bowl Imagine It Grade 4
Study Guide for Imagine It Reading Grade 4, Unit 5 Lesson 4. Included are a spelling, vocabulary, sentence dictation Note to communicate with parents, vocabulary, glossary, comprehension, creative writing activities, Revised Bloom's Taxonomy extension activities for higher level thinking. Common Co
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Dust Bowl Environmental Disaster (Common Core)
Students will read about the environmental and human factors that added to the Dust Bowl. The informational text also discusses the origin of the name, "Dust Bowl" as well as providing insight to the effect on farmers. The informational text also discusses the role of the Wizard of Oz for attracti
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Mini Unit using "Out of the Dust" and Dust Bowl songs by Woody Guthrie
Do you need to teach about the Dust Bowl during the Great Depression, but don't have several weeks to read Out of the Dust or other historical fiction novels? This is a great interdisciplinary unit incorporating Social Studies and Language Arts. Students will be reading and analyzing poems and son
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Life During the Dust Bowl: A Gallery Walk Exercise
Engage your students in developing historical empathy regarding the experience of an individual living through the Dust Bowl with the use of historical photographs. Using a gallery walk format, students will examine the impact of the Dust Bowl and the experience of migrant families. Lesson includes
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The Dust Bowl Mini Unit
A non-fiction reading unit that includes a story, thinking questions, skill questions, writing activities and vocabulary words and phrases. Appropriate for late elementary.
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Children of the Dust Bowl: Lesson Plans
The Children of the Dust Bowl lesson plan contains a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles. Inside you'll find 30 Daily Lessons, 20 Fun Activities, 180 Multiple Choice Questions, 60 Short Essay Questions, 20 Essay Questions, Quizzes/Homework Assignments, Tests, and more. Th
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Movies 4 Social Studies - The Grapes of Wrath - Dust Bowl & Great Depression
Do you want to bring a historic period or event to life? Let Hollywood help. The Grapes of Wrath is rated G and is a film that follows the story of the Joad family as they are removed from the family farm and struggle to make it during the Great Depression. Students will become keenly aware of th
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The Dust Bowl Pack (PPT, DOC, PDF)
Five files are included in the Dust Bowl Pack. - PowerPoint presentation - Corresponding notes in Microsoft Word and PDF - Corresponding cloze worksheets in Microsoft Word and PDF Lesson Objective: To examine the causes and effects of the Dust Bowl. Key Terms and People: "The Grapes of Wrath" by,
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The Dust Bowl and Hobo Life, Primary Sources
Teach about the sociology of the Great Depression through letters from hoboes and migrants in the Dust Bowl. Follow up activity of Hobo Symbols. This lesson will cover the Dust Bowl, as well as city dwellers suffering throughout the Depression. We will read stories from real drifters, and then part
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Dust Bowl Internet Scavenger Hunt WebQuest Activity
Looking for a way to introduce or review the Dust Bowl in your classroom? Check out this internet scavenger hunt! Students will use the scaffolded notes to guide their research throughout the website! Includes: - 3 page internet scavenger hunt (editable PDF or printable) - answer key This internet
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Dust Bowl, Song and Lesson Packet, by History Tunes
This Song and Lesson Packet includes - An MP3 of the song Dust Bowl - A synopsis/lyric handout with bold key terms - A vocabulary and definitions handout - A differentiated 3 tiered worksheet designed for your lower, middle, and highest achieving students. This song, Dust Bowl, explains the pli
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The Great American Dust Bowl Trivia Questions
The Great American Dust Bowl by Don Brown is a Bluebonnet book in Texas this year. There are 65 questions that can be used for literature circles, trivia practice, comprehension checks, quizzes, etc.
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DUST BOWL: PARTS 1 AND 2 (video guide & questions PART 2 of PBS special)
This download comes in both PDF and MS WORD formats for parts 1 and 2 (which can be purchased and downloaded separately as well) These documents are perfectly spaced to fit on one paper, front and back. They each include 30 questions (60 total) that appear chronologically, as well as higher-level
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Causes & Effects of the Dust Bowl Reading & Questions
Covers the Dust Bowl's causes and effects, including the Okie migration and the federal government's response. This two-page assignment could be given as homework or as an in-class reading before delving deeper into the content. An answer key is included.
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Mapping the Great Depression, Dust Bowl
Mapping the Great Depression, Dust Bowl This mapping activity is a great way to introduction the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl! It begins by prompting the students to label major waterways. It then moves to the areas directly affected by the Dust Bowl, then to the surrounding areas affected by
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Dust Bowl Letter: A Creative Mini-Research Assignment
This assignment asks students to write letters as if they are living during the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression and are leaving their homes in the Great Plains to seek work in California. Through this letter, students are asked to creatively show an understanding of the era’s major issues and an
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The Dust Bowl
Dust bowl presentation - this covers the causes of the Dust Bowl, significant dates, its location, and the impact it had on people. I use it with my 8th grade students. A short guide with key information that students can fill in during the presentation is included. I recommend reading the artic
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The Dust Bowl Task Cards (Great Depression Unit)
These task cards are a great way for students to learn about the Dust Bowl. This product contains 18 cards with multiple choice questions about the Dust Bowl. A recording sheet and an answer key are included. Blank cards are also included for questions to be added, if wanted. The same 18 cards are
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The Dust Bowl Trifold - Imagine It 4th Grade Unit 5 Week 4
This is a trifold that can be done independently or in small groups for the story The Dust Bowl of the 4th grade Imagine It reading series. Included are two versions - one with page numbers and one without.
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Great Depression: Dust Bowl Farmers Questions (Examview + Word)
Students respond really well to humor, and you'll see some in this fun question set about the plight of the American farmer in the 1920s and 1930s. A major focus is the Dust Bowl, but the questions also cover how WWI contributed to farmers overproducing and borrowing too much money, all of which con
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American Experience - Surviving the Dust Bowl
Surviving the Dust Bowl from American Experience gives students excellent insight into the horrors of the Dust Bowl. This worksheet accompanies the video.
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Informational Text and Comprehension Questions for The Dust Bowl
The lesson describes in detail other things that caused the dust bowl besides the lack of rain. Students will also learn about the Homestead Act and why so many people moved west.
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The Great Depression: The Dust Bowl
Interactive Notebooks provide students with a way to organize their thoughts as they learn. They also act as educational portfolios for teachers to monitor and track student performance. Interactive Notebooks are a great resource for student learning and they provide neat spaces for students to keep
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Life During the Great Depression, The Dust Bowl
Life During the Great Depression No Prep Lesson: PowerPoint, Reading Passage, Activities, Quiz This resource pack is a no prep complete lesson about life during the American Great Depression that includes 3-5 days of materials. Includes life in the cities, life in rural areas, "Hoovervilles", the D

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Dust Bowl & Depression: The Dirty Thirties
A 2:45 movie that is a slide show of 45 classic Depression era photographs set to Woody Guthrie's "I Ain't Got No Home."
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Disasters & Events That Shaped America - The Great Dust Bowl - 1930's
This is a 31 slide, highly animated, power point presentations on Disasters & Events that Shaped America - The Great Dust Bowl. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change it to fit your individual needs. The Dust Bowl was the name given to the Great Plains region devastated
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Dust Storms in the Dust Bowl Readers Theatre Script
This product is a short (2 columns on almost 2 full pages) script on DUST STORMS IN THE DUST BOWL. The script involves students in reading and reviewing information about the intensity of the dust storms in the Great Plains during the 1930s. It can serve to enhance Common Core Aligned novel units on
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What Caused the Dust Bowl?
This interdisciplinary lesson links science and social studies by asking students to determine what caused the Dust Bowl: man or nature? The PowerPoint provides a detailed overview of all the contributing factors to the Dust Bowl with text, graphics, maps, photographs and video links. Students wil
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The Dust Bowl Reading Passage - Differentiated Close Reading
This Differentiated Dust Bowl Close Reading Passage is a part of my American History Close Reading Passage series. It is complete with everything you need to tie together your social studies and literacy instruction! Check out the PREVIEW to see what all is included in this differentiated close r
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