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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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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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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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Around the World with First Lady Pat Nixon

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Travel the world with the First Lady!  Academics study images from Pat Nixon's travels as First Lady to discover her role in Richard Nixon's presidency. Historians match images to world locations, complete a worksheet, and participate in...
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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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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 lesson plan, students read a multi page biography of the former first lady and write a summary of her life's work....
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Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady, Diplomat, and Activist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
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...
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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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Eleanor Roosevelt: Changing Role of the First Lady

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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. Students discuss their findings.
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The First Ladies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare two First Ladies. In this American history lesson, students read speeches given by Barbara Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Students respond to questions about the speeches.
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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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Eleanor Roosevelt: An Agent of Social Change

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
First 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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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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Lady Liberty

For Teachers 4th - 6th
If you're looking for a fantastic cross-curricular instructional activity on the Statue of Liberty, then this instructional activity is for you! Learners watch a Reading Rainbow episode which focuses on the Statue, then gather facts...
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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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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.
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The Care and Feeding of Kids: Finding Information on Nutrition and Fitness

For Teachers 5th - 10th
The Learning Network is featuring an article about First Lady Michelle Obama and her quest to help reduce childhood obesity in America. The article talks about how she has talked with the top three suppliers of school lunches and has...
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Fun Plays on Famous First Ladies

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students inquire about the lives of the First Ladies in our country. For this First Ladies lesson, students build knowledge about the contributions of First Ladies and how their childhood made them the person they are. Students do a play...
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Increase Kindness, Defeat Bullying: Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation

For Students 7th - 9th
High-interest content captures your most reluctant readers and class participants. Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, in collaboration with Harvard University, seeks to nurture a culture of kindness and reduce bullying. Excerpts from...
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Lady Chatterley's Lover

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about D. H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterly's Lover. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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First Ladies: Partners in Power

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Young scholars study the actions of first ladies in their historic contex.
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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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Every Day Edit - Sarah Childress Polk: First Lady

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about Sarah Childress Polk. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.
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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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