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This lesson is part of a larger unit on the Great Depression. In this unit, students will be focusing on determining importance; summarizing; making predictions; recognizing plot structure; and identifying flashbacks, foreshadowing and setting. Wherever possible, mini-lesson texts relate to American life in the 1930s, and all students will be reading literature circle novels set during this time period in American history.

In today's lesson, students continue to build their background knowledge about the 1930s as they practice identifying details that support a central idea.

Inside, you will find a detailed lesson plan, a student worksheet, and a graphic organizer for use with the lesson.

This resource is part of the Great Depression Unit collection.


This lesson is part of a larger unit on the Great Depression. In this unit, students will be focusing on determining importance; summarizing; making predictions; recognizing plot structure; and identifying flashbacks, foreshadowing and setting. Wherever possible, mini-lesson texts relate to American life in the 1930s, and all students will be reading literature circle novels set during this time period in American history.

In today's lesson, students continue to build their background knowledge about the 1930s as they practice identifying details that support a central idea.

This resource is part of the Great Depression Unit collection.

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7 - Student Worksheet

by Chelsea Nilsson
This worksheet is for use with lesson 7 of the Great Depression unit.

This resource is part of the Great Depression Unit collection.

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7 - Graphic Organizer

by Chelsea Nilsson
This graphic organizer is for use with Lesson 7 of the Great Depression unit.

It should be be printed as an overhead transparency and also copied for additional student practice.

This resource is part of the Great Depression Unit collection.

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