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The Great Depression.

The Story Behind "A Migrant Mother" - Florence Owens Thompson, taken by Dorothea Lange during the Great Depression, shortly after the family had sold the tires from their car to buy food.

The Great Depression, an immense tragedy that placed millions of Americans out of work, was the beginning of government involvement in the economy and in society as a whole. .....    Dates: 1929 -- early 1940s

The Great Depression: From the Stock Market Crash to WWII

“Migrant Mother,” Dorothea Lange, 1936 For many, Florence Owens Thompson is the face of the Great Depression, thanks to legendary photographer Dorothea Lange. Lange made this photograph while visiting a camp in California in February With this.

“This is my most published picture from the Iraq war. The caption says ‘a medic holds a child after the confused front line crossfire ripped apart an Iraqi family after local soldiers appeared to force civilians towards U.S. Marine positions.’ That’s as much as I knew at the moment that I sent the picture to the Reuters desk.

Navy Hospital Corpsman Richard Barnett, assigned to the Marine Division, holds an Iraqi child in central Iraq in this March 2003 file photo.

Rosa Parks on the day of her arrest. Rare Historical Photos That Will Leave You Speechless - Page 47 of 95

In this 1955 picture, Rosa Parks is seen in her Montgomery county mugshot after being arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to a white passenger. The actions of Rosa Parks and the subsequent Montgomery …

Have students take a selfie that fits a given theme and then write about it. . . or have students create a "selfie" for a character and write about it.

Grade 8 Unit: Alter-Ego-Take "selfies" of your alter-ego? Grade 9 Unit: Reveal Conceal -take "selfies" as "connections" exercise -discuss what they reveal and conceal and how we filter our identity through social media--Photoshop project

Suffragettes Annie Kenney and Mary Gawthorne painting a pavement with a slogan…

27 Badass Ladies Who Secured Your Right to Vote

Pavement Campaign 1907 Suffragettes Annie Kenney and Mary Gawthorne painting a pavement with a slogan, 'Votes For Women', during the Hexham by-election

Fascinating art project stripping iconic images of their subjects and leaving only the background behind. Would you still recognize them?

Iconic Scenes, Revisited and Reimagined

1972 World Press Photo of the Year Photographer: Nick Ut Phan Thi Kim Phuc (center) flees with other children after South Vietnamese planes mistakenly dropped napalm on South Vietnamese troops and civilians. Date: Country: Vietnam Place: Trang Bang

A video that lists advertising techniques and shows examples of each one. Persuasive unit.

A video that lists advertising techniques and shows examples of each one. Great video to use as you start a persuasive writing project or introducing author's purpose to persuade in reading

The History of English in 10 minutes. Great for intermediate, jr. high, or high school classroom

Funny clips about English w/ a British twist. Explain in was made in Britain before showing. The chapter about science might need to be skipped for younger kids. Watch before showing.

Social Studies research reports - awesome!

Students can use this to think like a detective about the different things in history! Puts a fun twist on history getting the students to be detectives!