This section is designed to accommodate the teacher seeking to explore further the exercises in the lesson plan and to develop his/her own multimedia exercise for 1930s American Culture.
I. COLLECTION OF PRIMARY SOURCES CITED IN SCENES FROM TRIPLE-A PLOWED UNDER :
Scene 3: Vicious Circle - "The Price Also Rises" by Rexford Tugwell, Fortune Magazine, January 1934,
Scene 4: Farmer's Holiday - The Agricultural Situation- Bureau of Agricultural Economics and Yearbook of Agriculture, 1935
Scene 5: Milk Prices - New York Herald Tribune July 5, 1934
Scene 7: Milk Strike- New York Times, August 16th, 1932
Scene 10: Farm and City Families - New York Times, May 13, 1933
Scene 11: Birth of Triple-A - Vital Speeches, Oct. 2, 1935.
Scene 12: Commodities Skyrocket - New York Times, September 17, 1934
Scene 13: Wheat Pit - and Scene 16: Drought - New York Times August 12, 1934
Scene 18: Wheat Pit: New York Times, August 1, 1934
Scene 22: Mrs. Dorothy Sherwood - Daily News August 21, 1935
II. EXTRACT FROM SCRIPT OF POWER (another FTP Living Newspaper)
III. LINKS FOR DESIGNING YOUR OWN MULTIMEDIA ACTIVITY
The Real Deal: The Battle to Define FDR's Social Programs -- Provides audio and text of FDR's speeches as well as cartoons and editorial responses to New Deal legislation.
New Deal Network's Living Newspaper Photo Gallery
Library of Congress' The New Deal Stage
IV. MORE INFORMATION ON EXPERIENTIAL METHODOLOGY
John Dewey's Democracy and Education
V. WORKS CITED ON THIS WEBSITE
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Dewey, John. Experience and Education. New York : Macmillan Company, 1951.
-- -- . The Child and the Curriculum and The School and Society , rev. ed. Chicago: Phoenix Book published by University of Chicago Press , 1956.
Drurian , Greg , Tom Owens and Sharon Owens. "Experiential Education: A Search for Common Roots." Experiential Learning in Schools and Higher Education. Richard Kraft ed. Boulder , CO : Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co. ,1995 .
Evers, William M. What's Gone Wrong in America 's Classrooms. Introduction Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1997).
Fischer, David Hackett. Historians' Fallacies: Toward a Logic of Historical Thought. New York : Harper and Row, 1970.
Herbert, Tom "Experiential Learning: A Teacher's Perspective." Experiential Learning in Schools and Higher Education . Richard Kraft ed. Boulder , CO : Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co. ,1995 .
Hooper Hansen, Grethe . “ Suggestopedia : A Way of Learning for the Twenty -first Century.” Empowerment through Experiential Learning . John Mulligan and Colin Griffin ed . London : Kogan Page Ltd. ,1992 .
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Levy, Steven. Starting from Scratch: One Classroom Builds its Own Curriculum. Portsmouth , NH : Heinemann Pub. Co. ,1996 .
Muessig , Raymond. “Experiencing History,” Experiential Learning in Schools and Higher Education , Richard Kraft ed. Boulder , CO : Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co. ,1995 .
Soltis , Jonas. Foreword. Narrative Schooling: Experiential Learning and the Transformation of American Education . New York : Teacher's College Press, 1994.
Williams, Raymond. Keywords. New York : Oxford University Press, 1976.
Williamson, Jed. "Designing Experiential Curricula." Experiential Learning in Schools and Higher Education. Richard J. Kraft ed. Dubuque , IW: Association for Experiential Education, 1995.
The Great Depression and Federal Theater
Brunner, Edmund and Irving Lorge. Rural Trends in Depression Years . New York : Arno Press, 1971.
Cardran, Cheryl M. The Living Newspaper: Its Development and Influence. MA Thesis. University of VA , 1975.
Flanagan, Hallie. Introduction , Federal Theater Plays . ed.Pierre de Rohan. New York : Random House Pub., 1938.
-- --. Arena. New York : Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1940.
Hallgren, Mauritz. Seeds of Revolt: A Study of the Temper of the American People During the Great Depression. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1933.
Halpert, Herbert. "Writing the Living Newspaper." Activity Report. National Service Bureau (NSB), FTP, Living Newspaper, NOGSF, Records of the WPA, RG69, NAB.
Mathews, Jane DeHart. The Federal Theater . Princeton , N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1967.
McElvaine, Robert S. The Great Depression. New York : Times Books, 1984.
Roberts, Dan. A Moment in Time: Iowa 's Farm and Banking Crisis in 1933. http://www.ehistory.com/world/amit/display.cfm?amit_id=1373 .
Stott, William. Documentary Expression and Thirties America. New York : Oxford University Press, 1973.
Witham, Barry. The Federal Theater Project: A Case Study. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Beane, J. (1997). Curriculum Integration. New York: Teachers College Press.