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-engaging lesson, students listen to a fireside chat speech that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave in regard to his experiences in the Dust Bowl states during the 1930s. This is a great chance for students to understand the impact of two important pieces of American history: Fireside Chats and the Dust Bowl. At the same time, students practice great listening and analytical skills by breaking down the audio, as well as the written text, of a famous fireside chat.
A key is included!