Looking for a way to introduce or review the Causes of the Great Depression in your classroom? Check out this internet scavenger hunt! Students will use the scaffolded notes to guide their research throughout the website!
- 3 page internet scavenger hunt (editable PDF or printable)
- answer key
This internet scavenger hunt covers Georgia Standards of Excellence:
SS5H3 Explain how the Great Depression and New Deal affected the lives of millions of Americans.
a. Discuss the Stock Market Crash of 1929, Herbert Hoover, Franklin Roosevelt, the Dust Bowl, and soup kitchens.
b. Analyze the main features of the New Deal; include the significance of the Civilian
Conservation Corps, Works Progress Administration, and the Tennessee Valley Authority.
c. Discuss important cultural elements of the 1930s; include Duke Ellington, Margaret Mitchell, and Jesse Owens.
I hope you and your students enjoy this activity!