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Free Technology for Teachers: An Interactive Story About the Dust Bowl  (Great while reading The Grapes of Wrath)

One of the online complements to The Dust Bowl produced by Ken Burns is an interactive story about the dust bowl . The Interactive Dust .

Dust Bowl and Great Depression Dice Simulation with Narrative Writing Connection-Great way to make history come alive in the classroom! $

Dust Bowl and Great Depression Dice Simulation with Narrative Writing Connection

Dust Bowl and Great Depression Dice Simulation with Narrative Writing Connection-Great way to make history come alive in the classroom! $

The Dust Bowl - FREE American History Lesson Plans & Games for Kids

The Dust Bowl & Great Depression - FREE American History Lesson Plans & Games for Kids

Ch 2: THE DUST BOWL. This looks like a game. Try it out and then review it. Was it fun? Was it accurate? Did it help you learn?

photo by rothstein of dust elkhart ks

Interactive Dust Bowl | THE DUST BOWL What choices would you have made? This PBS site allows the user to experience what life was like on the southern Great Plains during the Dust Bowl. It is based on the Ken Burns film "The Dust Bowl."   "Lesson activities build students’ academic and critical thinking skills and provide opportunities culminating in projects such as documentaries, public forums, and digital storytelling." (Pinned by Susan M.)

PBS resource that allows students to explore the dust bowl through videos and artifacts. Students have to make choices and get to engage in simulated activities that children in the dust bowl would have faced.

US History - The Great Depression - FREE presentations in PowerPoint format, interactive activities, lessons for K-12

US History - The Great Depression - FREE presentations in PowerPoint format, interactive activities, lessons for

A Person is silhouetted by a cloud of Dust in South Dakota • 1934

A person is silhouetted by a cloud of Dust in South Dakota

Students will read about the Dust Bowl that occurred in the Great Plains during the Great Depression and list the causes and effects

The Dust Bowl-Causes & Effects

Students will read about the Dust Bowl that occurred in the Great Plains during the Great Depression and list the causes and effects. It will help them make a clear distinction of things that helped lead up to the Dust Bowl.

Students will interpret the artistic and persuasive reasons behind the Farm Security Administration photographs of the Dust Bowl.

Dust Bowl Lesson Plan accompanies the DVD by Ken Burns that we have here.

best kids books on the dust bowl (for Gr. 3-9)

If you are teaching about the dust bowl, this page lists great children's books to use! Includes reading levels for each book, a peek inside, and more.

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