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65 resources with the concept first ladies

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First Ladies as Activists

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students choose a First Lady of the 20th century to research. Using both print and non-print sources, they identify the cause to which their First Lady gave her name, time, and energy. After researching, they right a press release...
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Ugly Duckling: Definitions of Beauty

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students examine the degree to which physical appearance influences how one is viewed in society. They draw a timeline of the history of beauty and complete a visual scavenger hunt of history.
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Stamps of Approval for Women Journalists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research, explore and analyze the history of how American women journalists have influenced major social change in the nation and the world. They visit major institution's to examine the written legacies of Abigail Adams,...
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Eleanor Roosevelt, A Leader Who Helps People

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners are introduced to Eleanor Roosevelt the person. They are introduced to how she cared about people. Students are introduced to the concept of leadership. They write a poem about Eleanor Roosevelt as a leader, or they write a...
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Eleanor Everywhere

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read a biography on Eleanor Roosevelt. Using the text, they identify and discuss what she did to make a difference in the world. They discover what one person can do to help change the world.
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Eleanor Everywhere

For Teachers K - 3rd
Pupils explore the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. They read books about the first lady. Students examine the good qualities about Eleanor Roosevelt. They draw pictures of Mrs. Roosevelt and her activities.
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Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners explore the leadership of Eleanor Roosevelt through the use of historical documents. They examine the complexity of the creation of international documents. Students explore the Human Rights Declaration.
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Women in the White House

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the role and impact of recent First Ladies through research and family interviews, then work in groups to present a documentary portrait to the class.
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Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton: Activist First Ladies

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students 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...
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Are you a Type-Writer?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate the life of Edith Wilson and the contributions she made to American history. They conduct research using a variety of resources. They use the information to create a report for class and create the context for...
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History: Women Wanting to Work

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners compare and contrast the economic roles of women throughout history in the United States, India, and Israel. After examining pictures of women from various time periods, they share observations. They watch video clips and...
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Eleanor Roosevelt -- Human Rights Advocate

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the role of Eleanor Roosevelt as a human rights advocate. Students use this activity to prepare for a field trip to National Historic sites.
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Human Rights

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study The United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Eleanor Roosevelt.
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First Ladies: Partners in Power

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students study the actions of first ladies in their historic contex.
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Analyzing Children's Letters to Mrs. Roosevelt

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students analyze letters that students wrote to Eleanor Roosevelt during the Great Depression.
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Ladies First

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students assess the characteristics of leaders and the ability of women to be leaders in politics and business. They discuss Elizabeth Dole's and Hillary Clinton's possible futures as politicians and conduct an interview with a...
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Remember the Ladies: The First Ladies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students name at least five First Ladies and describe something significant each did and state five traditional duties of First Ladies. They discuss some untraditional things First Ladies have done.