The Great Depression

Learn about the Great Depression and have students show their understanding of the downfall with comics.

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Class instructions: Create a comic of 10 or more panels depicting your understanding of the Great Depression. In the comic you should explain 4 causes of Black Tuesday with dialogue. Make sure to use backgrounds that are appropriate and add to the story being told. 

Teacher instructions: Have your students create a comic of 10 or more panels to tell the story of the Great Depression and Black Tuesday. Grade on appropriateness of backgrounds chosen, use of expressions and dialogue.