The Great Depression (1929-1932)
Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Enduring Understanding, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards, Homework
Enduring Understanding: Changes in a nationʻs economy can directly affect its citizens both positively and negatively.
Essential Question: What impact did the Great Depression have on our society and its people?
Objections: Students will know…
—how speculation caused the stock market to fail.
—how the events of the stock market crash affected the entire nation-not only Wall Street.
—the effect of the Great Depression on the American people.
—how art and entertainment affected Americansʻ lives during the Depression.
—the effect of the Dust Bowl and “Okie” migration.
—what President Hoover did to promote recovery.
—how citizens reacted to Hooverʻs recovery efforts.
—People, Places, and Environments (#1, #3, #6, #8)
—Individuals, Groups, and Institutions (#8)
—Production, Distribution, and Consumption (#1, #3, #5, #6, #7, #8)
The Great Depression Picture Book Activity
—Work on final product
—Final product due on Monday 04/27/15
Homework: Picture Book final product due Monday 04/27/15.