Wall Street Crash PowerPoint lesson plan

Wall Street Crash

The Wall Street Crash was a significant event in world history and had far-reaching impacts on the global economy. This PowerPoint delves into the reasons behind the crash and the economic effects it had. It also explores how the crash contributed to the Great Depression. The student activities in this lesson plan are designed to encourage critical thinking, source analysis, and class discussion.

The first activity on this PowerPoint is a class discussion that covers the key points of the Wall Street Crash. Students will be asked to consider the reasons for the crash and its impact on the world. They will also be asked to analyse the events leading up to the crash and the actions that were taken in its aftermath. This discussion will help students to better understand the complexities of the crash and its consequences.

The second activity in this lesson plan is a source analysis. Students will be asked to carefully analyse various sources, paying attention to the information they provide and the perspectives they offer.

Finally, students will be asked to create a series of diary entries. These entries should reflect the experiences of someone living during the time of the Wall Street Crash. Students will be asked to consider the economic effects of the crash, the social impact it had, and the fear and uncertainty that people must have felt during this time. This activity will help students to develop a deeper understanding of what life was like during the Great Depression.

In conclusion, this Wall Street Crash lesson plan provides a comprehensive and engaging way for students to learn about one of the most important events in world history. With a focus on critical thinking, source analysis, and class discussion, this PowerPoint is the perfect way to help students understand the complexities of the crash and its impact on the world.

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Resource Information

Description:Student activities include class discussion points, critical thinking, source analysis and the creation of a series of diary entries.
Estimated lessons:1-2
Ages14-18 years
Format PowerPoint

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