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65 resources with the concept first ladies

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Eleanor Roosevelt- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
"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,...
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The Great Depression (1921-1941)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
From the stock market crash of 1929 to the New Deal and FDR, this presentation covers it all. Examine the causes, effects, politics, and culture of the Great Depression. Images, block text, and embedded hyperlinks make this a great...
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A Brief History of Women in America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The story of women throughout American history is fascinating. Travel the path from domestic slave to the modern day with advocates such as Susan B. Anthony, the Grimké Sisters, and Gloria Steinem. A wonderful presentation that shows how...
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Eleanor Roosevelt: An Agent of Social Change

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
New ReviewFirst ladies often take a back seat to their husbands' policies, but Eleanor Roosevelt broke that mold. Interested historians examine primary sources written by Roosevelt, including a speech and articles. Completing a round-robin of...
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Abigail Adams: Persuading Her Husband

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
After reading a brief excerpt from a letter written by Abigail Adams to her husband and future president of the United States, John Adams, your young historians will practice their reading comprehension skills and identify what Abigail...
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Mary Todd Lincoln- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Discover the interesting history of Mary Todd Lincoln, a woman of Southern aristocracy who, as wife of president Abraham Lincoln, dealt with great endeavors as first lady of the United States of America during the Civil War.
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An American Founder

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Create a study of John Adams and his wife Abigail. Small groups examine and analyze an image of John Adams and complete various questions and activities based on the image before reading and discussing background information about him....
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The Holocaust & the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

For Teachers 6th - 11th Standards
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...
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Life Grid: First Ladies Early Lives

For Students 7th - 8th
While the resource won't seem like much at first glance, it could actually prove to be very handy. Learners fill in a grid that contains life facts on the Y-axis and the names of first ladies on the X-axis. Great for documenting facts...
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Women Who Changed the World

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
While you don't always find the names of famous women in history books, there are a variety of ways to help pupils learn about these notable females.
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More than a Hostess: The Role of First Ladies

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A study of the country's First Ladies deepens understanding of their role in history.
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A New Presidency

For Students 7th - 12th
Use this quick informational text to give your class an introduction to President Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton, first lady at the time of the events in the text. Individuals or partners can read the brief text and respond to...
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Women’s History Month Eleanor Roosevelt : Verb Corrections

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Read a short passage about Eleanor Roosevelt while hunting for errors in verb use. To give your kids some help, count up the errors beforehand and provide struggling learners with the number of errors. 
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Laura Bush

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students read an article about First Lady, Laura Bush's visit to the Midway Atoll, in which she was hoping to focus attention on preserving wild places. They discuss what role they think First Ladies should play while their husbands are...
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FDR: Fireside Chats, the New Deal, and Eleanor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the role of the Roosevelts in Washington. For this U.S. history lesson, students explore the Fireside Chats, Social Security Act, Civilian Conservation Corps, Land-Lease Act, and the involvement of Eleanor Roosevelt in...
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Reading Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers

For Teachers K - 4th
Students discover the impact "Lady Bird" Johnson had on America by reading a short biography.  In this historical persons activity, students read a multi page biography of the former first lady and write a summary of her life's work....
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First Ladies of The United States

For Teachers 4th
All students need to know how to use the Internet to find and use factual information. Students search the internet to find the names of the First Ladies that match their list of Presidents. They copy the names correctly using proper...
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Abigail and Her Sisters

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine primary documents to find information about Abigail Adams.  In this Abigail Adams lesson, students define vocabulary and analyze letters written by Abigail Adams for their theme.  Students become familiar with the...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Tooning into the Candidates, Hillary Clinton

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about Hillary Clinton and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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This is Jeopardy

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students play a Jeopardy game with topics including Anne Bailey, Abigail Adams, Deborah Sampson, Sybil Ludington, and the Revolutionary War. In this Jeopardy lesson plan, students study the history of these people while playing a...
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Lesson Title - Letters from Abigail Adams

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore letters written by Abigail Adams to her husband. In this political lesson plan, 8th graders read letters written by Abigail Adams to her husband, John Adams. Students analyze the letters and discuss their findings.
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Face to Face with the Great Depression

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students develop an analytical perspective of how historians record, preserve, and interpret data. In this US history lesson students read and interpret personal accounts of the Great Depression. They discuss how interpretation affects...
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Eleanor Roosevelt and the Rise of Social Reform in the 1930's

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the various roles that Eleanor Roosevelt took on.  In this US History lesson plan, 11th graders analyze the views that Eleanor Roosevelt held as an advocate for social justice.  Students evaluate her...
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History of Mysteries

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students read or listen to excerpts from "The Shadow," research famous mystery writers throughout history, examine how style of writing evolved over time, and write mystery plays either individually, in small groups, or as class.
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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
Students 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, students 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 instructional activity, students 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
Young scholars investigate how American colonists felt they would be impacted by conflict with the British. In this colonial America lesson plan, students examine the Declaration of Independence, papers from the Committees of...
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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 lesson, 11th graders read letters written by John and Abigail Adams to one another. Students complete a document analysis sheet after they have...
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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...
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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.