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Great Depression and New Deal Lesson Plans for Teachers

For Teachers

Great Depression - Lesson Plans, Classroom Activities, Project Ideas, Games

Award Winning Great Depression Unit with lessons, whiteboard use, powerpoints, and activities

The Not So Great Depression Lesson Plans with activities - excellent

Causes - Handout in outline form  (goes with Causes of the Great Depression for Kids) Donn

Music of the Great Depression (Donn)

Worth a Thousand Words: Depression-Era Photographs

The Hoover Reaction - 1928 vs 1932 (Donn)

FDR's Fireside Chats (Donn)

FDR's Fireside Chats: The Power of Words

FDR's "Four Freedoms" Speech

The Great Depression Unit (4th grade)

The Great Depression (1929-1939, high school)

Whatdunnit? The Great Depression Mystery - Depression Review and intro to World War II

Classroom Activities and Project Ideas for the Great Depression (Donn)

The Stock Market Crash - Lesson Plan, Simulation, Games

Simulation: Stock Market Crash 1929

Understanding the Stock Market Crash of 1929 using cartoons, lesson plan

Stock Market Crash for Kids (Donn)

The New Deal - Lesson Plans, Classroom Activities, Project Ideas, Games

From Prosperity to Despair (1928-1932) and FDR to the rescue (for kids) - Intro to New Deal (Donn)

New Deal Programs - Brother, Can you spare a dime?

The New Deal Agencies (Cyber Learning) and A list of some of the important alphabet agencies created as part of the New Deal, and what each was designed to accomplish (Donn)

The New Deal (primary sources)

The Social Security Act

African-Americans and the New Deal's Civilian Conservation Corp

FDR and the Lend-Lease Act

Eleanor Roosevelt and the Rise of Social Reform in the 1930s

Free PowerPoints about the New Deal

FDR for Kids (Donn)

The New Deal for Kids (Donn)

The Dust Bowl - Lesson Plans, Resources, Simulation

Dust Bowl Days, lesson plan

Dust Bowl Resources for Teachers

Lesson Plan - The Dust Bowl - Grade 10

The Dust Bowl for Kids (Donn)

The Grapes of Wrath - Lesson Plans, HS

The Grapes of Wrath, 10 days lesson plans, discussion questions

For Kids

The Great Depression for Kids - Causes and Solutions

Games, Quizzes, Cartoons for Kids, the 1930s