98 great depression

The Great Depression

Historic Events
  • Int – High Int
  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 5

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.”

Lesson 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