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Here are the teacher pack items for The Great Depression: Vocabulary:
Overview In this experience, students engage with key vocabulary related to the Great Depression and Dust Bowl era.
In this experience, students engage with key vocabulary related to the Great Depression and Dust Bowl era.You can set the experience for self-paced work when you assign it to students.
The Twenties were still roaring, and for many Americans there was an atmosphere of optimism. Then in 1929 an event occurred that contributed to one of the biggest economic crises in U.S. history. In this unit you will learn about the decade known as the Great Depression. In this experience, you will learn some of the vocabulary that will be used in the unit.
A farmer and his family hit hard by the Great Depression in Alabama,
photographed in 1936
Which of the following words are you familiar with?
Which of the following words are you unfamiliar with?
These polls provide a general picture of the students’ familiarity with the vocabulary words. If necessary, discuss unfamiliar words with the class.
A long period with very little rain is called a drought. Illustrate the word drought by drawing or uploading a picture that shows the outcome of a drought.
Ask a few students to explain their illustrations.