Title: The Impact of the Great Depression on the Lives of Alabamians
[ELA2015] (4) 35: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace. [SL.4.4]Unit Plan Overview:
The unit will incorporate research and investigation into the impact the 1920s and the Great Depression had on different socioeconomic groups in Alabama. After exploring various texts related to the topic, students will determine the causes and effects of the Great Depression on the social, political, and economical impact on the lives of Alabamians. As a culminating activity, students will write a five paragraph essay explaining their findings.
This unit was created as part of the ALEX Interdisciplinary Resource Development Summit.