This Roaring Twenties and Great Depression timeline activity is an awesome way for students to visually see the events of the Great Depression in order! Students will cut and paste pages together and fill out the timeline using their own resources. There is a Word Bank included and an answer key! This activity can be used as an independent activity after learning about the Great Depression, as an ongoing activity throughout a unit, or as a quiz!
- 2 page timeline to be cut and paste together
- 1 page of events to be glued in timeline
- 1 page of events (without the dates) to be glued in timeline
- answer key
This timeline 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!