The Great Depression and the New Deal

Retail Price: $10.99
School Library Price: $8.49
  • Age Range: 8-18
  • Grade: 4-8
  • Lexile: 760L
  • Guided Reading Level: X
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Reading Level: 5.6
  • Item: 28119
  • ISBN: 9781425850685
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 330.9042
  • Pages: 32

When the U.S. economy collapsed in 1929, it ruined lives around the world. However, nowhere was hit harder than the United States. Millions of Americans lost their jobs during the Great Depression. Learn about this significant period of U.S. history with this primary source reader that focuses on the Great Depression and the New Deal.

  • Build content knowledge across multiple social studies disciplines
  • Text features include a Reader's Guide, side bars, table of contents, glossary, and index to increase comprehension and academic vocabulary
  • Your Turn! activity extends learning and challenges students to use higher-order thinking skills
  • Leveled text accommodates below-level, above-level, and English language learners
  • Aligns to state standards and readies students for college and career