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Quick and Easy Great Depression Simulation
Quick and Easy Great Depression Simulation: Help students experience the impact of the Crash of 1929 and discover how it affected ordinary Americans -- and why the troubles in the economy cascaded so fast! All you need is 10 minutes of class time and some index cards or Post-it notes!
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This is a great activity when teaching about the home-front during World War II. In this activity students will be given $2.00 and 48 ration points to purchase items to feed their family of four. They must create a balanced menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner without exceeding their spending limit or number of points.
Vietnam Wall Field Trip
This past Veteran’s Day we visited the Vietnam Wall. It was an amazing field trip. Only we never left Texas. War. The girls all listened carefully and respectfully, but part of the way through our Vietnam Wall field trip talk we were interrupted. By a Vietnam refugee. At this point he’s no longer a refugee, …
Cold War: The Changing Borders of Europe: 1945-1993
$ This mini-lesson will help your students understand how Europe's borders changed after World War II, during the Cold War, and after the collapse of the Soviet Union. You can use this as guided notes, station work, homework, in an interactive notebook, and much more!