The great depression & 1930s america the purpose of this activity is for you to use the internet to find and review the historical backdrop of to kill a mockingbird. Migrant worker and great depression use the following website to complete the assignment: . 17 select three new deal programs and tell what they did to help americans during the depression. Great depression impact of great depression project this selection of web sites is just a sampling of some sites you might want to use to collect information for your role. Take a virtual field trip following darwin's voyage around the world.
Webquest to kill a mockingbird is set in the sleepy town of maycomb, alabama the consciousness of a town steeped in prejudice, violence, and hypocrisy is pricked by the quiet heroism of one man's struggle for justice. This photo is very similar to the photos in the essay, each photo represents the hardships people had to go through during the great depression this photo had texture on the side of the train station, the train, the roof of the train station and on the clothing of the people. The left cannot get enough of the late howard zinn the radical professor's a people's history of the united states consistently holds a place in the top 15 of the 100 bestselling political books on amazon's blue, liberal side. You are about to embark on a webquest to discover what life was like in the 1930s of mice and men is set in california during the great depression.
The great depression soon followed before the crash, in the roaring '20s, the us economy soared, fueled by enthusiasm for the wonders of the age, like the new medium of radio, and mass-produced consumer products like henry ford's model t. She was to document those unemployed and struggling families across the country to show just how far the depression had reached dorothea lange, refugees, 1936 this photo captures a family of 9 that was taking apart their belongings and preparing to sell them in order to feed them all. Torrey hill intermediate school mrs miarka mrs miarka school home class home.
During world war i and the great depression, street vending soared as unemployment and economic downturns increased in new york city there is an erroneous theory that if you increase the number of street vendors' permits you increase the number of vendors on the street, professor garber said. Have students briefly research, via the internet, more about john steinbeck and the great depression this will be the basis of a class discussion the following day assessment. Follow the criteria in the syllabus for paper formatting (font, margins, name, etc) don't forget a title and your works cited page what: for your last essay you will be composing a photo essay that takes as its theme your reaction to a specific issue such issues might include a focus on: in. Pbs web site for the dust bowl .
The great depression the early 20th century was a time of tremendous social and political change in the united states for the first time since the pilgrims began arriving on its shores more americans were living in cities than on farms. Tkam unit plan - free download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online for free scribd is the world's largest social reading and publishing site search search. 15) how many teenagers rode the rails during the great depression 16) click on special featuresthen click tales from the rails choose two of the tales.
Esperanza rising is a mexico grapes of wrath both of the books talk immigration unit and their different experiences in the economic circumstances: the oakies and the mexican immigrants and the esperanza rising could be used as a bridge to steinbeck's the grapes of wrath. The great depression | about the great depression | the depression in the united states--an overview | about the dust bowl | a depression photo essay | a great depression art gallery | compiled and prepared by cary nelson. Webquest: to kill a mockingbird the purpose of this activity is for you to use the internet to find and review the historical backdrop of to kill a mockingbird the historical context will provide you with a deeper understanding of the significance of the novel, which will help you to infer meaning as you closely read the. Of mice and men in order to understand john steinbeck's of mice and men, it's a good idea to get background information concerning the author, the text and its historical context.
Rationale this is an 8th grade social studies unit that develops and expands language arts skills assessed on the connecticut mastery test this will be done in the context of the life and work of photographer dorothea lange. Include information on the food stamp program, qualifications, statistics, etc include a map of the united states illustrating the distribution of welfare recipients across the country 2 create a timeline profiling the history of habitat for humanity, an international organization that builds decent, affordable housing for those in need. You are about to embark on a journey of understanding of what it was like to be a migrant worker in the salinas valley of california during the 1930's, during the great depression john steinbeck wrote of mice and men as a vehicle to express his social conscience about the period.