The Roaring 20s and The Great Depression Unit

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  1. This history bundle is the perfect addition to any social studies classroom! It includes three different units: The Roaring 20s, The Great Depression, and World War 2. Many of the resources in this bundle include printable and digital versions for use with Google Classroom. The PowerPoint lessons in
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This Roaring 20s and Great Depression Unit is the perfect addition to your social studies classroom. Students will learn about the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression era of the United States through an interactive lesson that includes pictures and videos. The digital version of the items included use Google Slides or Google Forms.

This bundle includes:

  1. Roaring 20s Lesson and Scaffolded Notes (printable and digital version)
  2. Fad Advertisement - a 1920's Assignment (printable and digital version)
  3. Great Depression Lesson and Scaffolded Notes (printable and digital version)
  4. The Stock Market - Student Project: for this project, students will choose a stock that they are interested in and watch the price for a period of 5 days. The project includes directions and a rubric.
  5. Unit Crossword Puzzle (printable and digital version)
  6. Review Game
  7. Roaring 20s and Great Depression Test (printable and digital version)

The PowerPoint Lessons are visually engaging and include many pictures, website links, thought-provoking questions, and video links! I use it to teach my fifth graders about this concept, but it is appropriate for older students as well.

The lessons cover the following topics:

Roaring Twenties Lesson:

1. Henry Ford and the Model T

2. The Age of Radio

3. Prohibition and the Rise of Crime

4. New Products, Inventions, and Fads of the 1920's

5. Fashion and the Flappers

6. The Jazz Age: Louis Armstrong

7. The Harlem Renaissance: Langston Hughes

8. Babe Ruth, Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, and Jesse Owens

Great Depression Lesson:

1. Problems in the Economy

2. The Stock Market Crash

3. Hardships that people faced during the Great Depression

4. Herbert Hoover

5. People's stories from the Great Depression

6. Distractions During the Great Depression: Margaret Mitchell, Jesse Owens, and Duke Ellington

7. Franklin D. Roosevelt

8. The New Deal and its programs (AAA, CCC, WPA, TVA, SSB, REA)

9. The Dust Bowl

10. Migrant Workers


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Carol L. said, “This resource is BEYOND amazing! It helped me teach my students in a sensible way and provided so much scaffolding for them. It was an excellent resource to use in collaboration teams. I am so grateful for this resource! It made this unit so much easier to digest for both my students and myself!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Maria M. said, "My students were engaged with this unit, the resource is very well organized. The imbedded videos are a great resource to enhance their learning. They absolutely loved the videos and they were well chosen to help explain some deeper concepts to my 6th graders. Thank you!!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Dana B. said, "The PowerPoints by this creator are great. My students are able to read the text and there is great visual support. In fact, my kids are able to participate in their regular classroom discussions with the facts and understandings they have developed using these materials."


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