These tasks focusing on the Great Depression include a crossword and word search puzzle. Students will also write definitions for dole,sharecrooper,Dust Bowl and hoovervilles. They will discuss what solutions were made to solve the effects on families, businesses and farmers.
Students will write an argumentative essay on whether the Great Depression was a blessing in disguise.
These activities should be used alongside class texts and/or research on the topic.
Included are solutions to the puzzles and a publishing page for the essay.