Great Depression, Riding The Rails, Hobos. Just updated March 2017, please re-download for "FREE" if you have previously purchased this item. A personal gut wrenching story of a little boy's memories of his great uncle during the depression. Told through a series of "letters" this 46 page lesson plan can take up to a week to teach and includes resources for songs, webquests, personal pictures, writing prompt for five paragraph essay, graphic organizers, pre/post test, and a rubric. Accommodations are noted throughout for Special Education and English Language Learners Students.