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A New Deal for African Americans

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students consider how New Deal programs impacted African Americans. In this New Deal lesson, students collaborate to research Internet and print sources regarding selected New Deal programs and African Americans. Students write essays...
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The Brief American Pageant: The Great Depression and the New Deal

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Experience the soaring highs and crashing lows of the 1920's and 1930's in this stark presentation. Though brief at eight slides (two are title slides), the graphs and maps would make a good accompaniment to your unit on the Great...
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The Crash, the Dust, and the New Deal

For Teachers 7th
Students explore the Great Depression. In this American history lesson, students examine primary sources in order to research the Stock Market Crash of 1929, the Dust Bowl, and the Neal Deal. Students study the impact on these events on...
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What is the Legacy of the New Deal?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Prepare your pupils for full-fledged political discussions with a scaffolded seminar process. Before talking about the topic, class members have a couple of days to respond to a question in writing, using the two listed reading...
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FDR: Fireside Chats, the New Deal, and Eleanor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the role of the Roosevelts in Washington. In this U.S. history instructional activity, students explore the Fireside Chats, Social Security Act, Civilian Conservation Corps, Land-Lease Act, and the involvement of...
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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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New Deal Programs: Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research New Deal programs. In this Great Depression lesson, students analyze primary sources to develop an understanding of the effects of the depression and how WPA programs and other New Deal programs impacted people's...
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Chapter 22/The New Deal

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the vocabulary words related to the concept of The New Deal and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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New Deal Programs

For Students 5th - 10th
For this New Deal worksheet, students write how different New Deal programs affected society during the Great Depression and how it still affects society today. Students complete this for 5 programs.
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A Cry for Help in Alabama - 1934

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
What should be the role of the federal government during an economic crisis? That is the question at the center of this introduction to a study of the New Deal. Class members examine letters to the state government asking for help,...
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By the People, For the People

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A picture speaks a thousand words—no matter how old. The 18th installment of a 22-part series on the making of American history has scholars research the causes of the Great Depression and the factors of the New Deal. Using photographic...
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Was it a New Deal or a Raw Deal?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the facets of the New Deal. In this Great Depression lesson plan, students research primary documents to explore the pros and cons of the New Deal legislation. Young scholars respond to 1930's newspaper...
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New Deal Agencies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify examples of government intervention during crisis. In this New Deal lesson, students play a game to place descriptions and names to abbreviations of New Deal Agencies. Students interview a person who lived through the...
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The Great Depression and the New Deal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine New Deal legislation. For this Great Depression lesson, students read the listed materials in order to gain insight into what American citizens thought about New Deal legislation when it was passed.
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FDR's New Deal

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students explore the facets of the New Deal. For this Great Depression lesson, students research the New Deal and then create radio broadcasts that explain the New Deal to the American public.
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The Great Depression - FDR and the New Deal

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young scholars consider the role that government should play in economics. In this Great Depression lesson, students analyze New Deal legislation to develop an informed opinion about the public programs and then present their findings to...
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The New Deal

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice their reading comprehension skills by reading about Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal programs. They answer questions related to the reading to test for comprehension.
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The Works Progress Administration and the New Deal

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the Depression Era and how it contributed to the formation of the Works Progress Administration. After research, they create a skit to illustrate life during the Depression and the role of the Works Progress...
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The Stock Market Crash and the Origins of the New Deal

For Teachers 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.
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The New Deal: Domestic Policies (5)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 20 fill in the blank questions regarding the domestic policies of the New Deal. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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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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Enduring Legacies of the New Deal

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students investigate U.S. history by listening to an economics lecture. In this U.S. government lesson, students research the "New Deal" which happened after the Great Depression. Students identify movies, books and music from the...
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Great Depression and the New Deal

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners create a timeline detailing the events of the Great Depression to identify causes of the Great Depression. Then students organize the programs created by the New Deal using a graphic organizer.
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The New Deal: Domestic Policies (1)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students respond to 10 multiple choice questions regarding the policies of the New Deal. Students may check their answers immediately.