This 61-page file is a presentation about the boll weevil, drought, and economic factors that resulted in the Great Depression (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards – SS8H8a and SS8H8b). The presentation includes notes and images related to these standards. There are also several printables and activities included that are perfect for your students' Social Studies Interactive Notebooks!
~Georgia’s History: Great Depression Who’s and What’s graphic organizer – slides 3-4
~Georgia’s History: Great Depression CLOZE notes and Key – slides 5-13
~Georgia’s History: Great Depression Presentation Notes (dates, facts, images, etc.) – slides 14-50
~Comprehension Questions and Key (could also be used as a quick quiz) – slides 51-53
~Extra! Extra! Newspaper writing activity – slides 54-55
~Great Depression Prescription printable – slides 56-57
~Great Depression Song Playlist activity – slides 58-59
~#Summaries Ticket Out the Door – slides 60-61
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 8th grade Social Studies:
SS8H8 The student will analyze the important events that occurred after World War I and their impact on Georgia.
a. Describe the impact of the boll weevil and drought on Georgia.
b. Explain economic factors that resulted in the Great Depression.
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