Great Depression Research Project - A package of documents that contains a student-centered research project related to the Great Depression. The package also includes a PowerPoint that covers the topics of the project, a marking rubric and a detailed overview of the documents for the teacher.
The research project is related to the causes of the Great Depression and the experiences of the working class people and requires students to research a website (plus other sources) to complete the questions for inquiry. The web link is provided.
The project is student-centered, inquiry-based and requires critical thinking.
Included in the package is a 22 mark rubric for the teacher to be able to easily mark the project.
Finally, the package includes a 47 slide PowerPoint that details the major events, people and themes of the Great Depression. The PowerPoint covers the topics of the project and is great for teacher background information or to use to go over as a concluding activity. It contains comprehensive information, engaging pictures and discussion questions for use in the classroom.
A great tool that will make the Great Depression interesting and engaging to your students while also having them learn!