Lesson Plans & Activities
Great Depression



For Teachers

Mr. Donn's Lessons - FDR's Fireside Chats

FDR's Fireside Chats: The Power of Words

Freedom by the Fireside: The Legacy of FDR's "Four Freedoms" Speech

Mr. Donn's Lessons - Music of the Great Depression

Brother can you spare a dime The Great Depression (unit)

A Deal for Relief (unit)

The Great Depression (unit)

The Great Depression (unit)

Grade 11 Model Lessons - Great Depression

Worth a Thousand Words: Depression-Era Photographs

New Deal Network Great Depression Lesson Plans
Images of the Depression Era (lesson plans)

The Great Depression

The New Deal

The Crash, the Dust, and the New Deal

Free Presentations about the Great Depression

Free Presentations in PowerPoint format for American History

Free Video Clips for American History

See Also: Overviews, American History Index


For Kids

1930's Life on the Farm during the Great Depression
Not everyone felt the effects of the depression in the same manner.
People who had little to begin with had always coped.

The Great Depression Games & Activities for Kids

FDR's Alphabet Soup

The Dust Bowl for Kids


The Great Depression, free iPad and iPhone apps

Free American History Presentations in PowerPoint format

Free Video Clips

Free American History Games

 Free Clip Art



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