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Eleanor Roosevelt- Mini Biography
4 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"I think every First Lady since Eleanor Roosevelt is measured against Eleanor Roosevelt." With this brief mini-bio, discover how the longest-serving First Lady of the United States expanded the role by developing her own constituency,...
Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady, Diplomat, and Activist
3rd - 7th CCSS: Designed
Scholars analyze the impact Eleanor Roosevelt had on not just the nation, but also on the world. Primary sources and video clips help form a picture of the First Lady and her accomplishments. As a final activity, individuals create...
Eleanor Roosevelt: Economics, Discovery and Daily Life
6th - 8th
Examine the causes and effects of the Great Depression and the role of Eleanor Roosevelt during the era. Pupils take an inventory of their home for wants and needs, and conduct online research on The Great Depression. They then convert...
Primary Source Worksheet: Citizen Letters to President and Mrs. Roosevelt Concerning the Depression
8th - 11th
A letter addressed to President Roosevelt and another addressed to Eleanor Roosevelt offer insight not only into these two amazing historical figures, but also into the struggles people faced during the Great Depression.
Eleanor Roosevelt and the Rise of Social Reform in the 1930's
Eleventh graders explore the various roles that Eleanor Roosevelt took on. In this US History lesson, 11th graders analyze the views that Eleanor Roosevelt held as an advocate for social justice. Students evaluate her contributions to...
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What rights are guaranteed to students? Do they align with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was approved by the United Nations in 1948? Middle and high schoolers present persuasive arguments about the rights they believe...
Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton: Activist First Ladies
9th - Higher Ed
Learners are divided into six smaller groups, with each group assigned to the task of exploring one of the aspects of the lives of both Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton. They prepare a grid on which to record their findings and...
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History—Snapshot Lessons
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Roosevelt family was one of the most influential and prominent political forces in the 20th century, leaving behind a wide-ranging legacy of conservation, progressivism, and economic growth. Learn more about President Theodore...
The Holocaust & the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
6th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
It's hard to believe that such atrocities against human rights could occur in the 20th century. Young historians analyze several primary source documents regarding the Holocaust before incorporating the information they have gathered...
Women's History Month: Grades 6-8
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Throughout history, women have made positive and world-changing contributions to society, government, and the arts—but the work isn't finished yet. Middle schoolers learn about the historic achievements of notable women with a collection of resources that focus on Harriet Tubman, Sandra Day O’Connor, Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou, Frida Kahlo, Marie Curie, and many more.