The Great Depression Guided Viewing Unit


This is the complete Guided Viewing Unit for the 1930s videos produced by Reading Through History. It includes assignments to accompany all 39 of our 1930s videos. The topics include:

1) Causes of the Great Depression

2) Black Tuesday

3) Hoovervilles & The Bonus Army

4) A Day in the Life of a 1930s Family

5) Herbert Hoover

6) Franklin Roosevelt

7) The First 100 Days

8) The New Deal

9) The WPA

10 ) The CCC

11) The TVA

12) Radio in the 1930s

13) The Federal Music Project

14) Big Bands & Swing Music

15) War of the Worlds

16) Movies in the 1930s

17) Bing Crosby

18) Shirley Temple

19) Will Rogers

20) The Dust Bowl

21) Black Blizzards

22) Dust Pneumonia & Dust Storm Preparations

23) Rabbits, Grasshoppers & Other Problems

24) Okies

25) The Grapes of Wrath

26) John Steinbeck

27) Woody Guthrie

28) Huey P. Long, the “Kingfish”

29) John L. Lewis & the CIO

30) Religion in the 1930s & Father Coughlin

31) “Alfalfa” Bill Murray

32) Eleanor Roosevelt

33) Margaret Mitchell & Gone with the Wind

34) Amelia Earhart

35) Babe Didrikson Zaharias

36) Art in the 1930s

37) Dorothea Lange

38) Federal Theatre Project

39) The 1939 World’s Fair

The complete video series can be found on our Website or on our Youtube channel by clicking the links below.

RTH Website

Youtube Playlist

Total Pages
39 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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