Background Lesson teaching historical context for Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry.
* Complete 35-slide PowerPoint (editable!) with video links, images, and text providing background on The Great Depression, Stock Market Crash, and Social Context of the time period.
* 3-page worksheet linked with PowerPoint
Estimated time frame for teaching lesson is three days. Powerpoint can also be posted as homework on a teacher webpage
Movie version also included in case fonts in PowerPoint don't transfer correctly.
Various graphics and fonts provided by:
Graphics from The Pond (http://frompond.blogspot.com)
Wizard of Boz (http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Wizard-Of-Boz http://thewizardofboz.blogspot.com)