Life During the Great Depression No Prep Lesson: PowerPoint, Reading Passage, Activities, Quiz
This resource pack is a no prep
complete lesson about life during the American Great Depression that includes 3-5 days of materials.
Includes life in the cities, life in rural areas, "Hoovervilles", the Dust Bowl, the great migration, the Bonus Army, ways Americans entertained themselves, and Hoover's view on the federal government providing relief.
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This lesson can teach itself. Students can easily check their own answers with the included answer keys.
• 25 slide PowerPoint presentation that can be used to facilitate discussion or have students take notes (PowerPoint presentation includes carefully curated videos & links that will enrich the lesson)
• slotted notes page so students can focus on recording the important information from the PowerPoint presentation Editable slotted notes included!
• informational reading passage about how Americans lived during the Great Depression There are TWO
versions of the reading passage included. One is the "paper saver" version for when you have to limit your copies. The other is the "note-taking" version that has enough space for annotating and taking notes. This version also includes bolded headers for the different sections!)
• 2 worksheet pages with 4 activities (key terms, dates & events, literary analysis, and a literacy connection) Each activity has two levels: a basic recall and an application of knowledge.
• answer keys for the slotted notes, activity pages, and the quiz
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Simply give students the reading passage, and they can complete the activities independently. All information needed for the activities is contained in the reading passage! This can also be used for homework.
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