ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: English Language Arts (4), or Social Studies (4), or Technology Education (3 - 5)
Title: Memories of the Great Depression
Description: This hands-on lesson combines social studies, language arts, and technology. Fourth grade students begin by researching and collecting information from a variety of sources. Students develop an appreciation of the difficulties endured by many people during the era of the Great Depression.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Subject: Arts,Language Arts,Social Studies
Title: Dust Bowl Days
Description: This unit of seven lessons, from EDSITEment, introduces the dramatic era of the Great Depression to students through photographs, songs, and interviews with people who lived through the Dust Bowl years. These lessons also help students understand the problems Americans were facing during the Great Depression and the attempts of the government and citizens to solve these problems.
Thinkfinity Partner: EDSITEment
Grade Span: 3,4,5
ALEX Learning Activities
Title: A Prezi Presentation
Digital Tool: Prezi
Digital Tool Description: Prezi is a cloud-based presentation and storytelling tool for presenting ideas on a virtual canvas that employs a Zooming User Interface that allows the presenter to zoom into any area of the presentation for added emphasis. This program is similar to PowerPoint and is easy to use to display information.