The Great Depression

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The Great Depression by Mind Map: The Great Depression

1. Lesson 1 Section 1

1.1. The Causes of the Great Depression

1.1.1. US.45 Analyze the causes of the Great Depression, including the following: (E, H) · the economic cycle driven by overextension of credit · overproduction in agriculture and manufacturing · laissez faire politics · buying on margin · excess consumerism · rising unemployment · the crash of the stock market · high tariffs

1.1.1.1. Mind map on causes of the Great Depression

1.1.1.1.1. primary source activity on page 401

2. Lesson 2 Section 2

2.1. Life during the Great Depression

2.1.1. US.48 Analyze the causes and consequences of the Dust Bowl of the 1930’s. (C, E, H, G)

2.1.1.1. US.45 Analyze the causes of the Great Depression, including the following: (E, H) · the economic cycle driven by overextension of credit · overproduction in agriculture and manufacturing · laissez faire politics · buying on margin · excess consumerism · rising unemployment · the crash of the stock market · high tariffs

2.1.1.1.1. drawing on life in Great Depression

3. Lesson 3 Section 3

3.1. Hoover Responds to the Depression

3.1.1. US.46 Describe the steps taken by President Hoover to combat the economic depression, including his philosophy of “rugged individualism,” the Reconstruction Finance Corporation,and the response to the “Bonus Army.”

3.1.1.1. Gallery walk with notes and pictures

3.1.1.1.1. worksheet

4. Lesson 4

4.1. Writing activity

4.1.1. US.47 Write a narrative piece that includes multiple media components to describe the toll of the Great Depression on the American people, including massive unemployment, migration, and Hoovervilles. (C, E, H, G)

4.1.1.1. Students will be given a writing prompt based off the standards. They will work in small groups to brainstorm and then will be given the remaining class period to write .

5. Lesson 5

5.1. Review Day

5.1.1. Class discussion of test

5.1.1.1. review worksheet

5.1.1.1.1. complete any missed work