ALEX Learning Assets
Title: Dear Mrs. Roosevelt: Children's Letters During the Great Depression
Digital Tool: Website of Primary Source Letters from The Great Depression
Digital Tool Description: This website has copies of 18 letters written by children asking for help during The Great Depression. These primary source documents allow students to read first hand accounts of the suffering and needs of Americans during The Great Depression.
Title: It's A Dust Bowl Out There
Digital Tool: Interactive Dust Bowl
Digital Tool Description: This Interactive Dust Bowl provides a video that embarks on the journey of those living in the southern Great Plains during the Dust Bowl. Students will watch the demonstration on the Dust Bowl and the effects on the families living in this area during this time.