Looking for an innovative way for your students to study the impact of the Great Depression on the American People?
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This "Impact of the Great Depression " Activity includes:
1) A creative writing activity gives your students the opportunity to step into the shoes of different groups of Americans during the depression. First students will identify the impact of the depression on different groups of people. They will then step into their shoes to empathize with their struggle. Finally students will complete a writing prompt that asks them to write a letter to president Herbert Hoover describing their plight and asking them to attempt to create programs that might help them get out of poverty.
2) A detailed answer key to the lesson activity to save you time and help guide student comprehension.
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The Great Depression Grips America Bundle
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Objective 5.2 - The Depression Grips America
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