This crossword puzzle is an awesome way to reinforce The Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression vocabulary! You can use this as a review activity, homework assignment, or even a fun activity in your classroom!
- 1 crossword puzzle
- 1 crossword puzzle with word bank
- answer key
Vocabulary terms included:
- Dust Bowl
- stock market
This vocabulary activity covers Georgia Standards of Excellence:
SS5H3 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, Works Progress Administration, and the Tennessee Valley Authority.
c. Discuss important cultural elements of the 1930s; include Duke Ellington, Margaret Mitchell, and Jesse Owens.
I hope you and your students enjoy this activity!