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The Great Depression and New Deal

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Elementary pupils are introduced to the Great Depression as a critical period of hardship in United States history. They engage in collaborative assignments researching the Dust Bowl, the New Deal, US presidents, and presidential libraries.
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The New Deal: The Works Progress Administration

For Teachers 8th - 11th
How did American begin to come out of the Great Depression? Viewers will be intrigued to find one of the answers in this presentation, which details the Works Progress Administration. The slides detail various parts of the WPA with...
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What's the Purpose? FDR's Pearl Harbor Speech

For Students 8th Standards
FDR's December 7, 1941 address to the nation is the focus of a reading comprehension exercise that asks middle schoolers to read an excerpt from the Pearl Harbor speech and determine the president's purpose.
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Freedom and Dignity Project

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Learners apply real life historical experiences towards the analysis of civil rights. They read handouts on the presidency of FDR, participate in a debate about the internment of Japanese Americans, and analyze primary source documents.
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FDR-Hitler: Conflicting Political Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers compare and contrast the governments of the United States and Germany during World War II. Using different media, they identify the actions of both countries during the war and their major mistakes. They write a short...
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The Great Depression: A World Struggle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the impact of the Great Depression on the United States. In groups, they use the internet to describe each of FDR's New Deal Programs and how it helped unemployment. They also discuss how these programs affected the...
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Social Security

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate the inception of Social Security benefits provided by the Government.  In this Social Security lesson, students debate whether or not people should be entitled to receive money from the government.  Students view...
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The President and the Press ~ FDR's First Press Conference: March 1933

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers consider that many presidential aides now speak "off the record," in essence conveying a message from the president. They examine why most Presidents have fewer press conferences the deeper they get into their terms of...
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FDR's Fireside Chat on the Purposes and Foundations of the Recovery Program

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss how they get information on important events or activities that occur in the national government today. They evaluate the New Deal, utilizing document analysis worksheets imbedded in this plan.
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Chapter 18 – The New Deal

For Students 9th - 12th
In this U.S. history worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages regarding New Deal policies and respond to 47 short answer questions.
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Was it a New Deal or a Raw Deal?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the facets of the New Deal. In this Great Depression lesson, students research primary documents to explore the pros and cons of the New Deal legislation. High schoolers respond to 1930's newspaper editorials...
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Interpreting Primary Sources: Letters

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this primary source analysis worksheet, students examine letters and respond to 8 short answer questions regarding their content.
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Elementary Reading: Five Passages with Questions

For Students 3rd - 5th
Five brief readings with questions support practice with various literacy skills. In some cases, learners identify whether underlined words are spelled correctly. Other times, they answer reading comprehension questions about the text or...
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Surviving the Depression- 1930-1939 Lesson 3: Solutions to the Depression

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners evaluate the components of the New Deal and role of nonprofit organizations the relief and rebuilding efforts of the Great Depression. They write letters to the organization that they are researching.
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A Blessing in Disguise

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars study the history of polio as well as a history of modern medicine, the history of alternative medicine and the role of the scientific method in each of these histories. They review the scientific method and research...
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The Cuban Revolution

For Students 10th - 12th
In this Cuban history activity, students respond to 8 short answer questions about the Cuban Revolution and the American response to the conflict.