Dust Bowl and Great Depression Dice Simulation with Narrative Writing Connection

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This product is an interactive simulation using dice that demonstrates the struggle to find work during the Dust Bowl and Great Depression.

Included in this product:
- Directions for the simulation
-Signs to mark locations of events in classroom
-Event directions
-Recording sheet
-Sample recording sheet
-Directions for narrative
-Sample narrative based on sample recording sheet
-Rubric for narrative
-List of recommended read alouds about the Dust Bowl and Great Depression

This simulation is a set of posters that you hang around the room and place a die by. Students are assigned a poster to start with and begin by rolling the die there. According to the number they roll they follow the directions on the poster, record their result, and travel to the next poster. This is done for as long as the teacher would like, or until students complete their recording sheet. Afterwards students write a narrative piece about their journey.

For more resources on the Early 20th Century, please check out the links below!
Great Depression TicTacToe Choice Board
Great Depression and Dustbowl Simulation
Early 20th Century I Have Who Has?
WWI and the Roaring 20s TicTacToe Choice Board
WWI Task Cards with self-checking QR codes
WWII Task Cards with self-checking QR codes
Early 20th Century Notebooking Kit

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Water Cycle
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Seed Dispersal
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Sediment: Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition
Nitrogen Cycle
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Pollution
Rock Cycle
Carbon Cycle
Oil Spill
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**Updated November 2016
Total Pages
24
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
2 Days

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Dust Bowl and Great Depression Dice Simulation with Narrat
Dust Bowl and Great Depression Dice Simulation with Narrat
Dust Bowl and Great Depression Dice Simulation with Narrat
Dust Bowl and Great Depression Dice Simulation with Narrat