Great Depression Primary Source Analysis and center Activity of Photos
With this ready-to-use set of primary source photos from the Great Depression students create a story of the era. Students conduct primary source analysis of at least two photos from the selection provided. Students then work individually, in partners or in small groups to create a story from the photos.

This detailed guide includes:
- Teacher guidelines for introducing the activity
- Student handouts and directions for primary source analysis and activity
- 12 photos from the Great Depression.

Great for your study of the Great Depression along with:
- Great Depression: Student-centered unit project
- Great Depression: Quick and Easy Newspaper Collaborative Project

This product is available as part of a US History Twentieth Century Teacher Resource Bundle (Growing) which begins with the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (late 19th/early 20th century).

This purchase is for one teacher only. This resource is not to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives.
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Created: Feb 20, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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