Great Depression Essential Questions

Instructor: David Wood

David has taught Honors Physics, AP Physics, IB Physics and general science courses. He has a Masters in Education, and a Bachelors in Physics.

Essential questions are a great way of maintaining focus as you plan and teach a topic. Pick your essential questions for teaching about the Great Depression from this list of options, separated by category.

Great Depression Essential Questions

Essential questions are deep and fundamental questions that are at the heart of a topic. They're wide in scope and can inspire deep thought and discussion. Having essential questions can help teachers focus on what is important when they're designing a curriculum. Similarly, giving students access to essential questions helps them understand what they should be focusing on.

In this lesson, our goal is to provide you with some possible essential questions to use when teaching students about the Great Depression. We will separate these questions into several categories. Some of these questions are wider and deeper than others, but by exploring these options you can choose the essential questions that seem right for you and your students.

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