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1930s Great Depression Primary Source Analysis BUNDLE SET

Grade Levels
6th - 12th, Homeschool
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8 pages
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This 1930s Great Depression Primary Source Analysis Set will be the perfect time-saving resource to teach the key topics of the Great Depression while hitting the standards and practicing Social Studies skills.

This bundled set includes 8-pages of handouts providing an assortment of quotes and images for students to analyze with guiding questions for a better understanding of the economic, political, cultural, and decade changes in the 1930s and the Great Depression. Includes a wrap-up question on each in which students make comparisons to our modern economy.

Covered Topics:

Events Leading to the Great Depression

Causes of the Great Depression

Effects of the Great Depression

New Deal Legislation

President Hoover, Coolidge, Harding, & Franklin D. Roosevelt

Stock Market Crash of 1929

Dust Bowl

African-American & Minority Discrimination

WPA, TVA, CCC, and other New Deal Agencies

Images by Dorthea Lange

Skills Practiced:

Reading for Content

Primary Source Analysis

Image Analysis

Critical Thinking

Historical Thinking

Historical Inquiry

Changes Over Time

Cause & Effect


Answers will vary, so no key provided! All images and other primary sources collected from Library of Congress public domain.

Great class collaborative activity or use as a distance learning or homework assignment! Also available as individual products.

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Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, connecting insights gained from specific details to an understanding of the text as a whole.
Integrate quantitative or technical analysis (e.g., charts, research data) with qualitative analysis in print or digital text.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.


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