Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1933-1945 Teacher Resources
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Oral History of World War II
Learners research how citizens from the United States respond to the onset, duration and aftermath of World War II. They view clips from the movie "Swing Shift" and discuss the roles of civilians, minorities and military personnel. They interview people who lived through World War II for their feedback about the war.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
The New Deal
Students examine the situations that led to the development of individual New Deal programs as well as the success and/or failure of individual programs. They read Franklin Roosevelt's Democratic Convention Acceptance Speech and Radio Address which announced the New Deal to the American public.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
The Election of Barack Obama 44th President of the United States
Students consider the historic implications of Barack Obama's election. In this election of 2008 lesson, students research Obama's accomplishments and determine how his election signifies the success of the American Civil Rights Movement. Students also consider the role that race may have played in the election and write essays about their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Rationalizing Race in US History
Students consider the classification of people. In this race studies lesson, students examine the concept of race as it relates to U.S. history and trends. Students research racial discrimination and prejudice in order to support their position.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 32 Downloads
A Look Through My Antonia's Eyes
Students explore life as a pioneer in the late 1890's. In this appreciation of history activity, students read excerpts from My Antonia. Students create presentations about life and culture in Nebraska. Students write an original short story to demonstrate their knowledge of pioneer life.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Lesson 4: Fighting for Peace: The Fate of Wilson's Fourteen Points
Learners analyze foreign policy. In this Fourteen Points lesson, students examine Wilson's Fourteen Points, explore Allied reaction to the Points, and compare Wilson's foreign policy to the Versailles Treaty.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 27 Downloads
Lines From Behind the Lines
Fifth graders create a timeline of events in a soldiers life. In this World War I lesson, 5th graders learn about the Great Depression and World War I. Students watch video segments about World War I and examine primary sources from the same time period.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 35 Downloads
The Wagner-Rogers Bill: Debate
Students examine historical perspectives. In this Wagner-Rogers Bill lesson, students conduct research on the bill and its impact on immigration and the Holocaust. Students participate in a mock Congressional debate of the bill.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
The Role of Affirmative Action in the Civil Rights Movement
Students debate Affirmative Action. In this Civil Rights instructional activity students examine the development of affirmative action. Students discuss whether affirmative action is advancing equality and civil rights or not.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 61 Downloads
To Drop the Bomb or Not to Drop the Bomb
Students determine whether they would have dropped the atomic bomb. In this Truman presidency lesson, students research images and documents about the use of the bomb in Japan. Students act as advisors to the president with written reports they prepare from their findings.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 5 Views 15 Downloads
Eleanor Roosevelt: Changing Role of the First Lady
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Portraits of the Presidents
Students study the United States Presidents through a variety of activities, games, and puzzles. In this United States President lesson plan, students are introduced to the Presidents and the role the president has played throughout American history.
2nd - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 16 Views 20 Downloads
Scavenger Hunt In The Whitehouse
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the historical items found in the White House. They view an online tour of all the rooms and identify important items. Then students answer teacher generated questions about the items and their location.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
In the Shadow of My Country: A Japanese American Artist Remembers
Young scholars analyze artist's themes and means of communication, think critically about their sources of information, and weigh claims of national security against the civil liberties of diverse groups.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 6 Downloads
Twelfth graders analyze six amendments to the Constitution. In this lesson, 12th graders develop and understanding of the constitutional amendments and things that might affect its impact. Students analyze different types of historical themes and determine how specific events influence amendments.
12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 40 Downloads
Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Disability: Was He Successful in Concealing It?
Students examine how President Franklin Roosevelt kept his disability out the public eye. In this presidential history lesson, students analyze political cartoons and information from the Roosevelt Library to determine whether or not Roosevelt was successful at keeping his polio condition under wraps.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads