ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: English Language Arts (4), or 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
Stepping Back in Time at the Pioneer Museum of Alabama
This podcast gives an overview of the founding and contents of the Pioneer Museum of Alabama in Troy, Alabama.
The Pioneer Museum is the state recognized Pioneer museum. It features 17 historic buildings and 18,000 + artifacts which tell the story of rural, agricultural Alabama. The museum offers special programs which are geared to the interested public, as well as, students.