Great Depression, Dust Bowl, FDR and New Deal Complete Unit!
55 Great Depression, Dust Bowl and Roosevelt's New Deal videos and printable informational texts to replace traditional mini-lessons or lectures (URL videos and nonfiction articles) to teach students about the Great Depression, Dust Bowl and FDR's New Deal.
Never plan another US History or Social Studies mini-lesson! Never have disengaged students or classroom management stress again! Simply play history videos and print nonfiction passages to teach Great Depression, Dust Bowl and New Deal key concepts, events and historical figures!
Instead of boring lectures that students tune out, introduce or review EVERY Prohibition standard with engaging videos and nonfiction passages for NO PREP mini-lessons, guided and independent practice reading response activities (clickable URL links included)!
DIRECTIONS: Click and play the relevant video link on your class projector or SmartBoard to start class with an engaging instructional video instead of a traditional mini lesson or lecture. Print or project the relevant "Further Reading" informational text link for no prep guided or independent practice reading response activities. Students simply fill in the included graphic organizer to write a synopsis or memory device to remember important details from the video and/or text. For blended learning classrooms, copy and paste the link onto your student’s handout or Google Classroom materials - for students to access the link directly. All video links are “safeYouTube” links that never expire and can be used in schools that do not allow YouTube.
Estimated Number of Days: Traditional: 10 Block: 5
Key Concept: The Great Depression was the longest and worst economic depression in US history and caused people to rethink previous economic assumptions and the role of government in the economic system. The introduction of New Deal policies created a new focus for the Federal government politically, economically, and socially.
Standard 5: Analyze the effects of the changing social, political, and economic conditions of the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression. SS.912.A.5.11
55 Videos & Nonfiction Texts to Replace Mini-Lessons and Lectures!
· Stock Market Crash
· Buying on Margin Speculation
· Bank Failure
· Black Tuesday
· Hawley-Smoot Tariff
· The Federal Reserve
· Progressive Era
· Dust Bowl
· Bread Lines
· Dorothea Lange
· John Collier
· Scottsboro Case
· Reconstruction Finance Corporation
· Federal Home Loan Bank Act
· Bonus Army
· New Deal
· Relief, Recovery, Reform
· Brain Trust
· First 100 Days
· Deficit Spending
· Work Programs
· Price Controls
· Social Security
· Fireside Chats
· Eleanor Roosevelt
· Bank Holiday
· Glass-Steagall Act
· Federal Securities Act
· Tennessee Valley Authority
· Agricultural Adjustment Act
· Civilian Conservation Corps
· National Industrial Recovery Act
· National Recovery Administration
· Works Progress Administration
· National Youth Administration
· Mary McLeod Bethune
· Wagner Act
· Sitdown Strike
· Huey Long
· Charles Coughlin
· Schechter Poultry Corp. v. U.S.
· Court Packing Plan
· Social Security Act
Product includes relevant Social Studies standards, suggested pacing guide for traditional and block classes, along with instructional videos, informational texts and student graphic organizers with space to jot down important details and memory devices (printable or Google Classroom compatible).
55 No Prep U.S. History Instructional Videos and Nonfiction Passages (Print, Project and Go or Google Classroom compatible)!
55 videos and 55 informational texts for no prep mini-lessons, guided and independent practice!
Perfect for middle school or high school US History or Social Studies mini-lessons, lectures, informational text passages or nonfiction text reading response activities. Use for homework, assessment, independent work or student activities.
55 Great Depression, and New Deal videos and printable Great Depression, Dust Bowl, FDR and New Deal informational texts for no prep Dust Bowl, Great Depression, Roosevelt and New Deal lessons and reading response activities.