Social Studies

Social Studies.

In this discipline, the major stories of the decade concerned the causes and effects of the Great Depression.

  • Where Do We Go? explores the process of immigration, both moving away from drought striken areas during the Depression and moving to the United States from other parts of the world.
  • What Do You Believe? helps students examine the process of political identification and uses an innovative “foldable” to involve kinesthetic learners.
  • Life Before Electricity helps students imagine a time with no electricity, compare and contrast before and after the REA and debate the implications of electricity on society.
  • Debating the Depression helps students formulate their beliefs about the Depression and learn the importance of knowledge in public discourse.




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