The Great American Dust Bowl

5th Grade

After reading from World Book about the Dust Bowl, write a summary from one of the paragraphs.

First take 1,2,3,Notes

1 important word from the paragraph

Dust Bowl

2 events that took place in the paragraph

economic depression

extreme drought

3 important points from the paragraph

affected 5 states

soil erosion

50 million acres affected

Using just your 1, 2,3 notes, write a short summary. If there is time, draw a sketch based on your summary.