Texas Dust Bowl: Book Study

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    Activity 1: Pre-reading Discussion

    Dust Bowl book cover

    Present the cover of the book to students and discuss the following questions:

    • What do you think this book will be about?
    • What does "Turning Points in U.S. History" mean?

    Activity 2: Watch and Learn

    Chapter 1


    Chapter 2


    Chapter 3


    Activity 3: Reading the Text

    chapter 1 dust bowl

    After viewing the ASL version, students read the book and answer questions to guide them through their reading and support their comprehension of the text. This book can be viewed on epic!

    comprehension questions

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