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65 resources with the concept first ladies

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The Education of Abigail Adams

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read the biography of Abigail Smith Adams from the First Ladies Library web site. They work in small groups to write a description of her education. Students discuss their findings, and extend this to the education of girls in...
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Eleanor Roosevelt: Economics, Discovery and Daily Life

For Teachers 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...
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Aboard the Calypso: Jacques Cousteau and Ocean Conservation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore and research life of Jacques Cousteau, identify oceans and seas of world, and discuss efforts to conserve and protect valuable and often precarious balance among earth's ecosystems. Students then create posters...
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ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, OLIVIA'S FRIEND

For Teachers K
Students study Eleanor Roosevelt the person. They explore how she cared about people. They examine what she looked like and some basic good qualities about her. They study three historical facts about ER, such as: Eleanor Roosevelt...
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Eleanor Roosevelt

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners examine the contributions made to our society by Eleanor Roosevelt. They create a timeline of Eleanor Roosevelt's life, participate in a jigsaw activity, listen to a guest speaker, complete a Venn diagram, and write a letter to...
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First Lady Fashions

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research and explore the fashion of a certain time while identifying with the personal convictions and tastes of the famous first ladies of the past. They practice what they explore adjectives to describe what they see and...
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Hilary Clinton

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Hillary Clinton worksheet, students read about the life of the politician, then complete a variety of comprehension activities. An answer key is included.
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First Lady to the World

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this Eleanor Roosevelt worksheet, learners read a passage about Eleanor Roosevelt, answer short answer questions, and respond with writing. Students complete 5 questions and 10 writers responses.
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Abigail Adams Reminds John Adams to "Remember the Ladies"

For Students 8th - 12th
In this early American history worksheet, learners read the letter that Abigail Adams wrote the her husband John Adams titled "Remember the Ladies." Students then paraphrase the letter and complete other colonial activities.
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The Impact of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the impact of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In this social justice lesson, 11th graders read the document, respond to questions about the document, and read an article about Eleanor Roosevelt's...
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Lesson for Core Concept #7: Differing Expectations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate how American colonists felt they would be impacted by conflict with the British. In this colonial America lesson, students examine the Declaration of Independence, papers from the Committees of Correspondence, and...
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Eleanor Roosevelt: Changing Role of the First Lady

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the role of the First Lady. In this Eleanor Roosevelt lesson, students analyze letters written to Roosevelt in order to determine her influence in the nation. Young scholars discuss their findings.
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Remember the Ladies

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine Abigail Adams's influence on her husband. In this women's rights instructional activity, 11th graders read letters written by John and Abigail Adams to one another. Students complete a document analysis sheet...
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Letters to Mrs. Roosevelt

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders write letters to Mrs. Roosevelt from the perspective of children. In this Great Depression lesson, 7th graders examine the era and then write letters that identify how children living during the era must have felt.
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Letter to the President

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice letter writing by writing an e-mail to the President.  In this U.S. Government instructional activity, 3rd graders express their concerns about issues taking place at public schools by writing an e-mail to the...
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The First Ladies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners compare two First Ladies. In this American history lesson, students read speeches given by Barbara Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Learners respond to questions about the speeches.
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Women Who Inform Our World

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the contributions of women on the international, national, and local platforms. In this writing skills lesson, students analyze a quote from Eleanor Roosevelt and compose essays that reveal how women advocate for social...
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Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Students study Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt. In this biographical lesson, students read Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride. Students write their own biography, create a timeline of events from the book, and write a story based on...
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Women's History Month- Eleanor Roosevelt: Verb Corrections

For Students 4th - 5th
In this verb tenses worksheet, students first read a text about Eleanor Roosevelt and circle all of the verb errors. Students write the correct form above each mistake.
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Executive Order 9066: Japanese-American Internment

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students analyze conditions under which sections of United States Constitution are superceded, research history of Native Americans, African Americans, and Japanese Americans, and debate policy of reparations for various minority groups...
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Arthurdale: Example of a Planned Community

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss purposes of planned communities, research examples of planned communities in history, and examine complexities of their local community by interviewing residents and designing their own planned community.
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Scandals, Gossip, and the American Presidency

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine scandals that plagued offices of various American Presidents, research specific scandals in small groups, discuss their findings, along with scandals of other public figures, and explore gossip on personal level.
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The Rise of Native American Reservations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars identify and interpret the history of the creation of Indian reservations during the 19th century. Then they become aware of potential reactions to governmental restrictions on property by simulating the creation of an...
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My Day: A Window Into Women's History

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars recognize the difference between autobiography and biography and break into groups to read through two or three articles about Eleanor Roosevelt. They give a report back to the class answering several questions and talk...