Engage your students with activities and content readings on The Great Depression in Texas – all offered as an independent work packet or for Distance Learning with Google Slides. This resource includes a paper version and a 1:1 Google version to be used with Google Classroom. On the first page will be a link that will have you make a copy of the Google Doc, so be sure to be signed in to your Google account. You can then share directly with your students.
• a Vocabulary Activity to review key terms,
• Eight pages of Informational Text on the Great Depression and it’s impact on Texas including the causes of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and the impact of the Great Depression on Farmers, women, African Americans and Mexican Americans.
• Multiple Images to analyze and 1 Song Analysis handout.
• Multiple activities to process the information, including Beyond the Frame, Sensory Figures, Mixed Up Sentences, Three, Two, One, and more!
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7.7 History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of Texas during the late 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The student is expected to:
(E) analyze the political, economic, and social impact of … the Great Depression, … and significant issues in the latter half of the 20th and early 21st centuries such as political and economic controversies, immigration, and migration on the history of Texas.
(8) Geography. The student understands the location and characteristics of places and regions of Texas. The student is expected to:
(C) analyze the effects of physical and human factors such as climate, weather, landforms, irrigation, transportation, and communication on major events in Texas.
(9) Geography. The student understands the effects of the interaction between humans and the environment in Texas. The student is expected to:
(A) identify ways in which Texans have adapted to and modified the environment and explain the positive and negative consequences of the modifications; and
(B) explain ways in which geographic factors such as the Galveston Hurricane of 1900, the Dust Bowl, limited water resources, and alternative energy sources have affected the political, economic, and social development of Texas.
7.20 Social studies skills. The student applies critical‐thinking skills to organize and use information acquired through established research methodologies from a variety of valid sources, including technology. The student is expected to:
(A) differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as media and news services, biographies, interviews, and artifacts to acquire information about Texas
(B) analyze information by applying absolute and relative chronology through sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause‐and‐effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions
(C) organize and interpret information from outlines, reports, databases, and visuals, including graphs, charts, timelines, and maps
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