Monday, October 19, 2015

Homeschool Unit Study - The Great Depression

Major Online Overviews of The Great Depression

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression

http://www.history.com/topics/great-depression

http://history1900s.about.com/od/1930s/p/greatdepression.htm

http://depts.washington.edu/depress/everyday_life.shtml

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/learning_history/children_depression/depression_children_menu.cfm

http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/life_01.html

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=97468008

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook41.asp


Basic Timeline of Events of The Great Depression

http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/connections_n2/great_depression.html



Videos

PBS Presentation: The Great Depression


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCQfMWAikyU

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=the+great+depression



Sound Clips of Interviews With Several People from The Great Depression

http://www.studsterkel.org/htimes.php



Images of The Great Depression

https://www.google.com/search?q=the+depression&rlz=1CASMAD_enUS539US539&espv=210&es_sm=93&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=3VPoUrTYBcXwoASwjYEo&ved=0CEQQsAQ

http://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=great%20depression



Additional Articles and Blogs Describing The Great Depression

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/general-article/dustbowl-great-depression/

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB123353276749137485?mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB123353276749137485.html

http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/depression/about.htm

http://www.pressherald.com/archive/stretching-a-buck-got-families-through-the-great-depression_2008-09-07.html

http://www.pchswi.org/archives/misc/lifedepression.html

http://academic.mu.edu/meissnerd/depression.htm

http://www.allabouthistory.org/life-during-the-great-depression.htm

http://voices.yahoo.com/growing-during-great-depression-1930s-5620258.html?cat=12

http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/decade30.html

http://www.pinterest.com/jsilcott/great-depression-unit-study/





Recipes from the Depression Era

http://www.food.com/cookbook/depression-era-recipes-225279

http://greatdepressionrecipes.blogspot.com/

http://www.amazon.com/Claras-Kitchen-Memories-Recipes-Depression/dp/0312608276

http://www.businessinsider.com/depression-era-recipes-2011-11?op=1

http://www.morewithlessmom.com/index.php/2013/10/08/great-depression-era-recipes-real-food/

http://frugalliving.about.com/od/frugalfoodsrecipes/a/Depression_Era_Recipes.htm

http://www.pinterest.com/helmsdlh/depression-era-recipes/



Printables

https://www.google.com/search?q=printables+for+great+depression&rlz=1CASMAD_enUS539US539&espv=210&es_sm=93&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=E1foUuPJKYKFogS9r4LICA&ved=0CCgQsAQ

http://edhelper.com/US_Great_Depression.htm

https://www.teachervision.com/1930s/printable/46113.html

https://www.teachervision.com/great-depression/printable/43111.html

http://www.homeschoolshare.com/connections__depression.php

http://www.studenthandouts.com/American_History/americanhistory14.htm

http://www.scholastic.com/browse/lessonplan.jsp?id=1077

http://www.usa-printables.com/Events/20th_century/1929-depression-01.htm

http://www.k12reader.com/worksheet/the-great-depression/



Coloring Pages

https://www.google.com/search?q=great+depression+coloring+pages&sa=X&rlz=1CASMAD_enUS539US539&espv=210&es_sm=93&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&ei=TVvoUo3cGMbroASZ7oKgDA&ved=0CCgQsAQ&biw=1280&bih=665



Online Quizzes for Children

http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/the_great_depression_quiz.htm



Comparisons to Today

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/USA-Update/2014/1110/Economic-inequality-in-the-US-reaches-levels-not-seen-since-Great-Depression

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/money/economy/2008-11-03-economy-depression-recession_N.htm

http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/2012/01/stiglitz-depression-201201

http://dailysignal.com/2014/09/28/new-deal-end-great-depression/



Some History Books that are PERFECT for the Homeschooling Family

The Story of the World Books 1-4
           

Veritas Press History Cards

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