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Drought refugee family from McAlester

[Detail] Drought refugee family from McAlester

Lesson Evaluation

Students' scrapbooks must contain examples of the colloquial speech of Depression-era migrant farm workers and evidence of the issues which they faced.

Criteria might include:

Tells story and reflects character

  • explains where the migrant came from
  • gives details from the journey
  • gives details about life in the government camp

Uses required documents to serve a well-integrated purpose

  • photographs with captions
  • song lyrics
  • letters

Other documents used to serve a purpose are well-integrated. May include maps, souvenirs, mementos, or any other relevant ephemera

Presentation and polish

Process photograph evaluation analysis of news article analysis and of song lyrics "voice" log