This 115-page file is a unit about how the Great Depression and New Deal affected the lives of millions of Americans (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards – SS5H5). The presentation includes notes (facts, dates, events, etc.) and images related to this time period. There are also many printables, activities, and review games included in the file. The graphic organizers and foldables are perfect for your students' Social Studies Interactive Notebooks!
~Human True False activating activity – slides 4-6
~Fishin’ for New Words activating activity – slides 7-8
~Who’s and What’s graphic organizers – slides 9-11
~CLOZE notes and Key (for note-taking during the presentation) – slides 12-19
~Key Vocabulary foldables & Key – slides 20-24
~Great Depression, New Deal & 1930’s America Notes (facts, images, dates, etc.) – slides 25-73
~ Great Depression, New Deal & 1930’s America Comprehension Questions & Key (could also be used as a quiz) – slides 74-77
~Presidential Emails printable – slides 78-79
~To the Rescue! printable – slides 80-82
~Google It! printable – slides 83-85
~Help Wanted flier activity – slides 86-88
~Venn Diagram activity – slides 89-90
~A Suitcase in the Attic printable – slides 91-95
~Significant Figure Selfie printable – slides 96-98
~Book Review activity – slides 99-101
~Find Someone Who Knows About… review activity (or study guide) – slides 102-104
~Ticket Out the Door – slides 105-106
~I Have, Who Has? review game -- slides 107-115
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 5th grade Social Studies:
SS5H5 The student will explain how the Great Depression and New Deal affected the lives of millions of Americans.
a. Discuss the Stock Market Crash of 1929, Herbert Hoover, Franklin Roosevelt, the Dust Bowl, and soup kitchens.
b. Analyze the main features of the New Deal; include the significance of the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Works Progress Administration, and the Tennessee Valley Authority.
c. Discuss important cultural elements of the 1930s; include Duke Ellington, Margaret Mitchell, and Jesse Owens.
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