Roaring '20s & Great Depression

6 complete lessons

Roaring '20s & the Great Depression No Prep Unit Bundle: PowerPoints, Passages, Activities, Quizzes

This resource pack is a no prep complete UNIT (GOOGLE version included!) about the 1920s and 1930s that includes 4-5 weeks of materials. There are 6 complete lessons, an editable study guide, editable unit test (GOOGLE version included!), & editable modified unit test (GOOGLE version included!) included in this bundle.

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Vocabulary Word Wall Pack
Primary Source Analysis Pack
Interactive Notebook Activity Pack
Simulation: Life of a Farmer
Unlock History's Secret Vaults: Roaring '20s
Unlock History's Secret Vaults: Great Depression

Looking for something more comprehensive? Check out my COMPLETE CURRICULUM for the Roaring '20s & Great Depression.


Limited on copies or paper? Every component of this lesson is ready-to-go on GOOGLE slides, so you can easily assign to your students! The quiz is also available on GOOGLE Forms, and I include explicit directions on how to assign and tweak (if desired) for your students. The quiz is also self-grading!

Lessons included in this unit bundle are:
Post WW1 Issues
Economic Boom of the 1920s
Culture of the '20s & '30s
Causes of the Great Depression
Life During the Great Depression
The New Deal

It includes 6 complete NO PREP lessons:
• 6 PowerPoint presentations that can be used to facilitate discussion or have students take notes (PowerPoint presentations include carefully curated videos & links that will enrich the lessons)
• 6 slotted notes pages so students can focus on recording the important information from the PowerPoint presentation Editable slotted notes included!
• 6 informational reading passages about the Roaring '20s & the Great Depression (There are TWO versions of the reading passage included. One is the "paper saver" version for when you have to limit your copies. The other is the "note-taking" version that has enough space for annotating and taking notes. This version also includes bolded headers for the different sections!)
• 24 activities (4 per lesson) (key terms, dates & events, significant people, political cartoon, geographical connection, literary works, data analysis, and a literacy connection) per lesson. Three of the four activities PER lesson have two levels: a basic recall and an application of knowledge.
• 6 quizzes
• editable study guide
• editable unit test
• editable modified test
• answer keys for the slotted notes, activity pages, quizzes, study guide, & tests

• GOOGLE slides of all components

• 6 GOOGLE Form self-grading quizzes, unit test, & modified unit test


→Short on time?←
Simply give students the reading passage, and they can complete the activities independently. All information needed for the activities is contained in the reading passage! These can also be used for homework.

Perfect for sub plans!
These lessons require ZERO prep for substitute plans. Students can easily check their own answers with the included answer keys.

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Heather LeBlanc
Heather LeBlanc

Teaching Experience- 19 years

Education- Oglethorpe University BA Education; Walden University MEd Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment; ABD Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment; Gifted Endorsement; On-Line Teaching Endorsement; Administrative Leadership Certificate

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