Assessment:. Do a project on the
Great Depression. Choose TWO of the topics below (Stock Exchange, Causes of
Great Depression, Human Toll or New Deal). Use notes, text, and internet
as sources of information. Include ibliography.
Use 5 W’s (who, what, when, why and how). Make
sure and include each of the points listed after each topic.
First, choose two of these topics:
Stock Exchange: What it is, how it works, why it crashed,
why so many lost money (4 sections, explained)
Depression: Economic problems leading to Depression, how people were buying
stocks on margin, why the FDIC was put in place. (4 sections, explained)
of Depression: Hoover’s failed efforts, unemployment, poverty, Dust Bowl. (4 sections, explained)
What it was, what it did. Govt relief programs. Hostility to New Deal. (4 sections, explained)
Next, choose one of these
(1) Write 2 newspaper
articles. Choose two topics above. Each
article is at least 4 paragraphs (6 sentences each), and covers each of the
points listed, explaining each section completely and thoroughly. Format:
typed. Extra points given if desktop publishing
(2) Create a Power Point
of at least 25 slides. Choose two topics above.
20 of writing and 5 of pictures. Each slide
must contain 3 bullet points. If this is plagiarized there will be no credit
(3) Make a 10 part poster
on the Great Depression, explaining two of the above topics. Each section (white square) must contain at least 6 sentences. Include 2
drawings in two squares. 10 squares total: 8 written (4 on each topic) and 2
drawings. Underline your facts. Plagiarizing will result in no credit.
Cover each of the points above, next to your topic.
(4) Student choice: see