December 1-5

Monday

Great Depression Portfolio Due Dates:

GD Terms- 12/3

GD Impacts- 12/5

GD Essay (p.2)- 12/8

p.11-14- 12/9

Hover & FDR-12/11

Essay #2- 12/12

Personal Reflection- 12/15

Portfolio- 12/17

Choice Board & Stock Market Project (Computer Lab)- 12/16

Timeline Project (Major Grade) -12/17

Exams- 12/18 & 12/19

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective & #s)

Find out how a weak economy and the stock market crash led to the Great Depression (2A, 2C)

Describe how the Depression spread overseas (5A, 6B)

Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source (CC – Key Ideas and Details – 2)

Eagle Challenge (3-5 minutes)

 

Learning Tasks/Activities (Mini-Lessons are recommended.)

Mini-Lesson 1 (Close Reading)

 

TTW display passages from a secondary source.  TSW read each passage and discuss the main ideas of the passage.

 

Mini-Lesson 2 (Lecture)

 

TSW view a short lecture (The Great Depression Starts).  TSW complete notes and answer questions.

 

Mini-Lesson 3 (Visual Representation)

 

TSW read “Tariffs Add to the Woes” and “The Depression Goes Global” – pg. 371-372.  TSW create a visual representation of the global impact of the Great Depression.

 

Mini-Lesson 4 (Review)

 

TTW display questions on the SMART Board.  TSW display answers on a mini-whiteboard.

Text/Materials

SMART Board, projector, computer, textbook, whiteboards, markers

Closure

Exit Slip

-What were the primary causes of the Great Depression?

Remediation (if needed)

TSW complete a graphic organizer (Causes of the Great Depression)

Enrichment

Infographic – pg. 369; #1-2

Group Composition (if used)

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Assessment(s)-Pretests & Posttests

Formal and Informal

Formal (lesson 3, 4)

Informal (lesson 1,2)

Tuesday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective & #s)

Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source (CC – Key Ideas and Details – 2)

Examine the spread of unemployment in America’s cities (5A).

Eagle Challenge (3-5 minutes)

Read “What Caused the Great Depression?” – pg. 372

 

Answer the following question:

 

What were the primary causes of the Great Depression?

Learning Tasks/Activities (Mini-Lessons are recommended.)

Mini-Lesson 1 (Unemployment Spreads – Station Activity)

 

TSW go to different stations.  TSW examine and analyze primary and secondary sources.  TSW make observations about the impact of the Great Depression on American cities. 

 

Mini-Lesson 2 (Lecture)

 

TSW view a short lecture (Great Depression and Cities).  TSW take notes and answer questions.

Text/Materials

Stations (photos, primary/secondary sources), SMART Board, projector, computer

Closure

TSW complete an exit slip:

 

How did the Great Depression impact American cities?

Remediation (if needed)

Graphic Organizer or Flash Cards

Enrichment

Infographic – Effects of the Great Depression – pg. 375; #1-2

Group Composition (if used)

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Assessment(s)-Pretests & Posttests

Formal and Informal

Formal (Exit Slip)

Informal (Questions during lecture, station activity)

Wednesday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective & #s)

Find out how the Great Depression impact rural America (2B, 5A, 5C).

Examine the Dust Bowl, including the causes and effects of the Dust Bowl (2B, 5A, 5C).

Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source (CC – Key Ideas and Details – 2).

Eagle Challenge (3-5 minutes)

What is the difference between a man-made disaster and a natural disaster?

Learning Tasks/Activities (Mini-Lessons are recommended.)

Mini-Lesson 1 (Quiz)

 

TSW complete a short formative assessment.

 

Mini-Lesson 2 (Station Activity)

 

TSW go to different stations.  TSW examine and analyze primary and secondary sources.  TSW make observations about the causes and the effects of the Dust Bowl.

 

Mini-Lesson 3 (Lecture)

 

TSW view a short lecture (Great Depression and Rural Areas).  TSW complete notes and answer questions.

 

Textbook/Materials

Stations (photos, primary/secondary sources), SMART Board, projector, quiz

Closure

How were the experiences of the urban unemployed and rural poor similar?  How were they different?

Remediation (if needed)

Graphic organizer

Enrichment

Choice Board Activity

-TSW select an activity from a choice board

Group Composition (if used)

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Assessment(s)-Pretests & Posttests

Formal and Informal

Formal (Quiz/formative assessment)

Thursday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective & #s)

Suggest the impact of the Great Depression on Americans, including women and minorities (2B, 5A, 5C).

Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source (CC – Key Ideas and Details – 2).

Eagle Challenge (3-5 minutes)

Focus on Geography – pg. 378

-How did environmental change affect farmers living on the Great Plains during the 1930s?

Learning Tasks/Activities (Mini-Lessons are recommended.)

Mini-Lesson 1 (Primary Source Activity)

 

TSW view primary sources (quotes, photos).  TSW make notes about each primary source.  TSW suggest the impact of the Great Depression on Americans.

 

Mini-Lesson 2 (Lecture)

 

TSW view a short lecture (Few Americans Escape Hard Times).  TSW complete notes and answer questions.

Textbook/Materials

SMART Board, projector, computer

Closure

Exit Slip

-How did the depression take a toll on women, children, and minorities in America?

Remediation (if needed)

Graphic Organizer

Enrichment

 

Group Composition (if used)

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Assessment(s)-Pretests & Posttests

Formal and Informal

Formal (quiz/formative assessment)

Informal (Questions during lecture)

Friday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective)

Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source (CC – Key Ideas and Details – 2).

Determine the meaning of the terms “volunteerism” and “localism.” (CC – Craft and Structure – 4).

Find out how President Hoover’s first response to the Great Depression failed (1B, 2C, 6A).

Eagle Challenge (3-5 minutes)

Quick Review

-Should government ever become involved in the affairs of individuals?

Learning Tasks/Activities (Mini-Lessons are recommended.)

Mini-Lesson 1 (Quiz)

 

TSW complete a formative assessment.

 

Mini-Lesson 2 (Experience the Great Depression)

 

TSW complete History Interactive on pg. 382-383.  TSW analyze primary and secondary sources.  TSW answer #1-2.

 

Mini-Lesson 3 (Vocabulary)

 

TTW display terms on the SMART Board.  TSW view the term being used in a sentence as well as a visual representation of the term.  TSW guess the term meaning.  TTW display the correct term meaning on the SMART Board.

 

Mini-Lesson 4 (Lecture)

 

TSW view a short presentation (Hoover’s Response: Part 1).  TSW complete notes and answer questions.

Textbook/Materials

Quiz SMART Board, projector, textbook

Closure

 Exit Slip

-Why was Hoover reluctant to have the federal government interfere with the economy?

Remediation (if needed)

Choice Board

Enrichment

Choice Board