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Prosperity to the Depression (1897-1939)

Lesson Plan Title Length Class Themes Grades
Rules in Different Places 40 Minutes Social Studies Kindergarten
Farming Changes from the 1800s to 1900s 1 Hour Social Studies 4th Grade
Iowa’s State Capitol and the Functions of Iowa’s State Government 2 Class periods Civics/Government Forms of Government, Political System, Services 7th Grade, 8th Grade
All Voices Matter: Women's Suffrage American History Lawmaking, Women's Experience 8th Grade
Media's Message US History Media / Communication, World War I, World War II 9th Grade
Iowa and the Great Depression 50 minutes U.S. History Cities, Rural Life, Towns, Weather, Communal Groups, Disaster and Crisis 9th Grade, 10th Grade
Fort Des Moines 50 Minutes U.S. History 9th Grade
Anti-German Sentiment in Iowa 50 Minutes U.S. History Immigrants, World War I 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Buxton Case Study: Iowa History, A Black Utopia, and the Gilded Age Two 55 minute class periods Workers, African American Experience, Disaster and Crisis 9th Grade
Advancement in Agriculture 1 class period U.S. History Science & Technology of Ag 9th Grade
Women's Suffrage in Iowa 50 Minutes U.S. History Women's Experience 9th Grade, 10th Grade
Herbert Hoover World History Cultural Events, Services, Disaster and Crisis 10th Grade
US Homefront Reactions to the War 50 Minutes U.S. History World War I 10th Grade
From Suffering to Suffrage in Iowa 50 Minutes American Government Performing Arts, African American Experience, Innnovators, Women's Experience 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Creating Research Questions through Primary Source Documents 1 Day U.S. History 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Iowans During WWI 50 minutes U.S. History Communal Groups, World War I 11th Grade
The Amana Colonies 50 minutes Government Forms of Government, Political System 12th Grade