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  21.   “The Great Depression and the New Deal
Lesson Plan: ?The Great Depression and the New Deal.? ?American History.? Globe Fearon. Chapter 25 (Pages 584-605) Aim: The aim of this lesson is to provide the student with a look into what the Great Depression was, why it happened, and what happened in reaction? Goals/Objectives: Coinciding with the North Carolina Standard Coarse of Study...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  22.   The Great Depression
Students on Site Topics Archives Educators Spotlight Maps Bus Tour Links Contact Arts of Citizenship at the University of Michigan Students on Site > Educators > Lesson Plans > The Great Depression Fourth Grade Lesson: The Great Depression State Student Outcome(s) Explain the rights and responsibilities people have as members/citizens of a state; describe and explain, from multiple perspectives, an historical event or experience; identify ways in which individuals and groups in the state depend on eac...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  23.   The Great Depression: Strike!!!
Lesson 5: STRIKE!!! 1. Background information for teachers: The economic dislocations of the Great Depression created fear and anxiety in Alabama's citizens. Urban areas like Birmingham and Huntsville were especially hard hit. Heavily dependent on industry, these cities suffered greatly when the wages and/or hours of its citizens began to be cut back in an effort to combat the economic problems. The severity of the...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  24.   The Great Depression Unit - Relief!
...owing the principle of offering "a hand up, not a hand out," government programs of relief concentrated on supplying only essential foods to the truly destitute. 2. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson, students should be able to: 1. Compare and contrast living standards of the Great Depression era with those of today. 2. Discuss the nutrition and health of the assisted during the Great Depression. 3. Suggested Lesson: 1. As a class, make a list of food items that the students believe is essential for survival. 2. Compare the list with the Relief Order for similarities and differences. 3. Ask the...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  25.   The Great Depression Unit: A Helping Hand
...lected in 1930 pledging to restore economy in state government. Renowned for his personal frugality and conservatism (he had only two cars in his inaugural "parade"), his belief in the limited role of government in the lives of its citizens was tested by the hard economic circumstances of the Great Depression. Most Alabamians at the outset of his term in 1931 doubtlessly shared his views. But by that time community and business leaders were becoming increasingly aware that the economic problems were not going to go away without some form of government leadership. As the winter of 1931-32 approached, concern was...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  26.   Alabama Archives: Teacher Packet -- The Great Depression
Lesson 2: ". . . a delegation of citizens" 1. Background information for teachers: Depression-era Governor Benjamin Meek Miller proposed a tax package to the 1932 Alabama legislature as a means of boosting the state's income to fight the economic disaster. Conservative business leaders defeated the proposals in that year, plunging state finances into chaos. In January of 1933, Miller called the legi...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  27.   Alabama Archives: Teacher Packet--The Great Depression
...tion for teachers: Before the inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933, there were no social programs established on a national level to assist those families who were hungry and homeless. Outgoing-President Herbert Hoover had continued to hope that the economy would climb out of the Depression without significant government interference. Those who were suffering had to depend upon the traditional resources of their families and communities. Churches across the nation, along with private charitable institutions like the Red Cross, gave out food and opened soup kitchens. However, the resources of t...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  28.   Declaring "War" on the Great Depression
...Current Section Only Advanced Search Form Educators and Students Home Educators and Students Teaching With Documents FDR's First Inaugural Address Teaching Activities Print Page E-mail Page Bookmark Page Teaching With Documents Lesson Plan: FDR's First Inaugural Address Declaring "War" on the Great Depression Teaching Activities Standards Correlations This lesson correlates to the National History Standards. Era 8 -The Great Depression and World War II (1929 - 1945) + Standard 2A -Demonstrate an understanding of the New Deal and the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt. This lesson correlates to the National Stan...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  29.   Posting Posters on the Great Depression
Brief Description Students will create an on-line poster (http://poster.hprtec.org/) dealing with specific topics from the era of the Great Depression. Topics will range from the 1929 stock market crash to ditties that were used as cash to purchase food staples. Each student will design the text of the poster to include title, definition and example as it related to the Depression years. Students may include pictures, personal diaries, and writings or sta...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  30.   The Great Plains: From Grassland to Dust Bowl and Depression
Ruth Sullivan R. L. Paschal High School 3001 Forest Park Blvd. Ft. Worth, Texas 76110 As a result of my participation in the Institute, the new unit of study I added to my curriculum focused on the Dust Bowl/Depression era. In years past I've obviously always covered this period in my United States history classes, but the lessons I developed this year were focused more specifically on environmental issues related to the Great Plains and the Dust Bowl/ Depression. These lessons connect to seven broad Fort Worth ISD object...
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    Grade Level: 9-12


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