Lesson Plan

Causes of the Great Depression

This lesson will present the causes of the Great Depression
Kelly K.
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My Grades 10, 11, 12
My Subjects Social Studies

Students will be able to...identify the causes of the Great Depression.

Social Studies
Grades 11
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1 Hook

Activity: Conversing

Students will brain storm causes of the Great Depression based on their prior knowlege of the state of the nations economy prior to 1929.

2 Direct Instruction

3 Guided Practice

Activity: Other — youtube video

 Students will view Crash Course "The Great Depression "  and complete graphic organizer of causes of great Depression.

4 Independent Practice

5 Wrap-Up


Students will create a movie trailer for the Great Depression that focuses on the causes of the Great Depression