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Great Depression Study Guide and Unit Packet

Grade Levels
7th - 10th
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9 pages
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Learning Objective

Students will apply social science skills to understand the social, political, and cultural movements of the Great Depression Era in American History.

Description

This thorough packet on the Great Depression is a perfect unit guide to help students understand all of the key concepts, people, and events they need to know about this eventful era in US History!

The 9-page packet includes engaging pages on all every aspect of the 1930s and Great Depression in America There's also standards-based Essential Questions to guide your whole unit!

It starts off with a short introductory reading on the Depression, followed by the standards-based essential questions, then pages dedicated to each of the following:

  • Vocabulary
  • Geography of the Dust Bowl
  • People to Know
  • A Timeline of the Depression era
  • Key Concepts
  • Visual Literacy

Content covered includes causes and effects of the Depression, bank failures, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, dust storms, Huey Long, social security, and more!

There are engaging analysis questions throughout the packet so that students are not just copying information, but thinking about the key concepts. Pages feature primary source excerpts and quotes, images for students to analyze, mapping to help improve geography skills, and more. It can be split up and used as worksheets or as a complete packet!

Also included is an editable Google Docs version of the entire packet. This version features links to great online sources and is perfect for those of you who have gone paperless or use Google Classroom. A link to online readings to use with the printed version is included as well!

A complete answer key is also included for your convenience.

This resource can also be downloaded as part of my complete Roaring Twenties and Great Depression Unit Bundle!

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Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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Standards

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Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

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