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98 great depression

The Great Depression

Historic Events

Int – High Int

Students read about a period of time in the ‘20s and ‘30s. They review vocabulary related to finances and discuss economics. This lesson also reviews the grammar and pronunciation of “effect” and “affect.”

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 5 pages
Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • grammar review
  • discussion questions
Vocabulary
  • optimistic
  • invest
  • debt
  • credit
  • struggle
  • drought
  • GDP
  • recession
  • backfire
  • relief
Grammar
  • affect or effect
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • True or False
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary Review
  • Grammar Review
  • Grammar Practice
  • Discussion