Have students read poetry about the Great Depression and do journal-writing on the feelings portrayed in the poem(s).
Have students research the Depression era photographs of Dorothea Lange, present the subjects of her photography and explain how they convey a sense of the times.
Photographs of the 1920s and 1930s, literature selections on the Great Depression, computer, access to Internet.
Writing supplies, textbook.
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Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow)
Photographs may be obtained from Library of Congress, American Memory Website: http://memory.loc.gov.