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The School Lunch Program and the Federal Government

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The school lunch program is rooted in the struggles of the Great Depression and is still assisting families today. Academics research documents and images relating to the creation of the school lunch program. Scholars use a worksheet to help them analyze the documents and complete short written prompts. The activity also includes group discussion to give class members a chance to discuss what they learned and to reinforce concepts. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Compare the school lunch program to other government reforms
  • Guide a group discussion on the benefits of the school lunch program 
Classroom Considerations
  • The resource includes an online component 
Pros
  • The activity includes additional resources to enhance learning
  • Resource uses primary sources to help engage pupils 
Cons
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