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Eleanor Roosevelt- Mini BiographyLesson Planet
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 ActivistLesson Planet
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...
Women’s History Month Eleanor Roosevelt : Verb CorrectionsLesson Planet
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
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.
Primary Source Worksheet: Citizen Letters to President and Mrs. Roosevelt Concerning the DepressionLesson Planet
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: Economics, Discovery and Daily LifeLesson Planet
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...
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History—Snapshot LessonsLesson Planet
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...
Universal Declaration of Human RightsLesson Planet
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 the Rise of Social Reform in the 1930'sLesson Planet
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...
On This Day: The United Nations CharterLesson Planet
3 mins 7th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewEstablished after the devastation of World War II, the United Nations was meant to uphold peace among nations—though the idea isn't without its critics. Using newsreel footage from its establishment and videos of politicians from Eleanor...
Franklin D. Roosevelt- Mini BiographyLesson Planet
5 mins 8th - 12th
The New Deal, Fireside Chats, the Arsenal for Democracy, the Four Freedoms. This short video of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States, provides viewers with a brief overview of FDR's life and accomplishments.
FDR: Fireside Chats, the New Deal, and EleanorLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students examine the role of the Roosevelts in Washington. In 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...
Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human RightsLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Students 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.
Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton: Activist First LadiesLesson Planet
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 Holocaust & the Universal Declaration of Human RightsLesson Planet
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...
Eleanor Roosevelt, A Leader Who Helps PeopleLesson Planet
1st - 2nd
Students 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...
The Great Depression: 1930s through WWIILesson Planet
10th - 12th
Here is an oddly formated presentation that does have some great information and neat ideas. It includes images and text describing the causes and effects of the Great Depression, FDR, Herbert Hoover, and Eleanor Roosevelt. It also...
My Day: A Window Into Women's HistoryLesson Planet
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...
The Impact of the Universal Declaration of Human RightsLesson Planet
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...
Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride Lesson PlanLesson Planet
Pre-K - 3rd
Students study Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt. In this biographical activity, 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 This Day: FDR Lays Cornerstone of First Presidential LibraryLesson Planet
1 min 7th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Franklin D. Roosevelt is best known for his role in the Great Depression and World War II. However, he also was one of the first politicians to think about how future generations would remember the history of his time. Using video clips...
Assessment and DiscussionLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"Without concerned citizen action to uphold them (human rights) close to home; we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world. . ." Eleanor Roosevelt's comment is used to set the stage for the conclusion of a five-lesson unit...
Women's History Month: Grades 6-8Lesson Planet
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.
Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 3, Lesson 4EngageNY
10th CCSS: Designed
It is and it is not. Scholars take a look at how these words impact Eleanor Roosevelt's speech in which she tries to persuade the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Readers take note of rhetoric and figurative...
Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 3, Lesson 7EngageNY
10th CCSS: Designed
It's time to show what you know. The final lesson asks scholars to think back across the seven-lesson unit and complete an end-of-the-unit task. Readers consider the claims presented in speeches from both Eleanor Roosevelt and Malala...
Face to Face with the Great DepressionLesson Planet
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...
This Isn't Right: Women Reform LeadersLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The 20th century saw many new possibilities open up to women in America, thanks to many well-known female historical figures — and some women who are not as famous but who are equally accomplished. Learn about the women who contributed...
Executive Order 9066: Japanese-American InternmentLesson Planet
11th - Higher Ed
Learners 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...
Author: Linda Kilpatrick - The Female RooseveltLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students went on a field trip to and took notes and pictures. The pictures were printed and they wrote down what they remembered from the field trip. They examined a brochure they received and conducted internet research that related to...
Teacher Appreciation Week | All About the HolidaysLesson Planet
2 mins K - 5th
A video details how one teacher's efforts turned the spotlight onto the hard work educators put forth day-in and day-out. Included is a brief history of teachers in the first schools, today's practices, and how the holiday is celebrated.
New York Girls Ask the President for a CCC of Their OwnLesson Planet
8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis worksheet, students analyze a letter from young women in want of CCC jobs of their own during Great Depression. Students respond to 3 short answer questions about the letter to Roosevelt.
Flopsy, Mopsy, Eleanor, and BeatrixLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Young scholars read "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" and view the photos of the pets that inspired Beatrix Potter to write. They then select a different book to read from the University of Pennsylvania's website or from the public library that...
The Stock Market Crash and the Origins of the New DealLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students analyze the causes and consequences of the 1929 stock market crash, and evaluate Hoover's response. They identify the causes of the Great Depression, explain its global context, and evaluate the success of the New Deal.
Writing Arguments in Response to NonfictionLesson Planet
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Emotional appeal or argument? That is the question. An informative lesson helps your class recognize the difference between a logical argument and an emotional appeal and learn how to craft an argumentative response. Writers develop a...
Making a Difference: Becoming a PeacebuilderLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Being an agent of change is no easy task! What are some of the common challenges that peacebuilders face every day? The 14th portion in a series of 15 explores the lives of peacebuilders. Grouped pupils discuss these challenges before...
John Steinbeck The Grapes of Wrath — Independent ReadingLesson Planet
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Lies, deceit, betrayal, criminality: these topics are just a few of the reasons that John Steinbeck's classic novel The Grapes of Wrath has captivated people since its 1939 publication. Scholars begin the lesson by reading background...
Who Started the Civil War? Comparing Perspectives on the Causes of the WarLesson Planet
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The discussion continues: Who started the Civil War? So why not get your intelligent learners involved. Readers use the account of Confederate spy Rose O’Neal Greenhow to begin their analysis of who started the war. Scholars are...
Who started the Civil War?: Comparing perspectives on the causes of the warLesson Planet
11th - 12th
Students read an introduction to the Civil War from the perspective of a Confederate Spy. In this Civil War perspective lesson, students research on primary source documents online find evidence to refute or support various perspectives...
How Can We Compare the Women of India and Pakistan?Lesson Planet
7th - 9th
The class takes a critical look at the differences between Pakistani and Indian women. They consider their clothing, role in society, and thier country's government. They then compare Indira Gandhi to Benizir Bhutto. This activity is...
American Women Who Shaped the Civil Rights Movement Explored Through the Literature of Eloise GreenfieldLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Examine the women who contributed to the Civil Rights movement. In groups, children read excerpts of writings from Eloise Greenfield and research the women she mentions using the internet. To end the lesson plan, they create a timeline...
Respecting Diversity- The Road to ToleranceLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students use a graphic organizer to find similarities and differences in three religions. In this prejudice lesson, students understand the events leading up to the holocaust. Students understand that people who respected diversity...
Women of the Civil Rights Movement: Height, King, RobinsonLesson Planet
8th - 11th
The inspiring and harrowing stories of Dorothy Height, Coretta Scott King, and Amelia Boynton are transcribed in these pages, lending a true voice to the struggles of the Civil Rights Movement. These pages would make an excellent...
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