Great Depression

Great Depression

Assignment: After reading Bud Not Buddy you are going to focus on just one aspect of the Great Depression and really become experts on the topic! To to this you will choose a subject that directly relates to the Great Depression from the attached list.

Number of sources required: You must have a minimum of three reliable sources. Remember, a good place to begin research is with World Book Online.

Citing Sources: Your last slide will be your bibliography or "Works-Cited" slide. Remember to keep your works-cited information with your bulleted notes. Use the worksheet provided to write down your book sources and your web site sources. (See Create Sources Attachment Below) Use Microsoft Office to create your bibliography for these two sources. (See Microsoft Office Attachment Below) Your sources should be in alphabetical order and reverse indented on your bibliography power point slide.

World Book Online Encylopedia Go to Advanced World Book Online. Remember to use keywords for your topic. (This is not a web site.) The source citation is listed at the bottom of the page. Copy and paste this to your notes. Also enter the topic of the Great Depression. Look at the outline on the left to find your topic. Click on it.

Student Resources in Context Gale Database: Remember to use keywords for your topic. (This is not a website.) The source citation is listed at the bottom of the page. Copy and paste this to your notes.)

Web Sites:

http://www.historychannel.com/ Enter your keyword. Scroll down to find information on your specific topic.

PBS--American Experience: presentation of selected topics in U.S. history with graphics, text, & more. Enter your keyword in the search box.

The Library of Congress: American Memory – You can type your subject in the search box to find great photos.

Age of Lost Innocence: Photographs of Childhood Realities and Adult Fears During the Depression – You will find great photos and information about the Depression and New Deal.

PBS: Timeline of the Great Depression – Find info and photos of the Great Depression here.

An American Exodus: Displacement in the 1930s – Here is information about migrant workers, with photos.

New Deal Network – Look for photographs and information about the Great Depression.


Video Clips:

Great Depression : BrainPop

Causes of the Great Depression: BrainPop

Stock Market: BrainPop

New Deal: BrainPop

Franklin D. Roosevelt: BrainPop