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Daily Lessons for Teaching Hard Times; an Oral History of the Great Depression

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 143 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Daily Lessons

This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.

Lesson 1

Objective: In his introduction to Hard Times, Terkel quotes Jim Casy in The Grapes of Wrath when he states that every man has his own truth. This, in a nutshell, is Terkel's reason for presenting the history as a long series of interviews. The objective of this lesson is to understand Terkel's logic behind using interviews.

1) 1. For class discussion. Read the first two pages of Hard Times and...

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