Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1933-1945 Teacher Resources
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Students debate Affirmative Action. In this Civil Rights lesson students examine the development of affirmative action. Students discuss whether affirmative action is advancing equality and civil rights or not.
Young scholars determine whether they would have dropped the atomic bomb. In this Truman presidency lesson plan, students research images and documents about the use of the bomb in Japan. Young scholars act as advisors to the president with written reports they prepare from their findings.
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.
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. This lesson plan contains eight different activities and four games or puzzles. Portraits of each President is included.
In this Eleanor Roosevelt worksheet, students read a passage about Eleanor Roosevelt, answer short answer questions, and respond with writing. Students complete 5 questions and 10 writers responses.
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.
Students examine presidential powers. In this checks and balances instructional activity, students identify the constitutional and informal restraints of the president and consider the reasons for the limitations.
Students 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.
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.
Students analyze primary sources to determine the effects of the Great Depression on American society. They evaluate how government expanded during this time period because of New Deal legislation.
Eleventh graders explore American government reform. For this Progressive Era lesson, 11th graders read about the Era in their textbooks and in the provided handouts. Students then create group presentations and write essays on the role of Progressives in changing American government.
Students examine how President Franklin Roosevelt kept his disability out the public eye. In this presidential history activity, 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.
Pupils examine laws that have affected women in history: the 1780's, following the United States independence from England; the 1880's, the time of westward expansion, the silver/gold era, and the coming of the Industrial Revolution.
In this Great Depression worksheet, students respond to 11 questions that examine the Great Depression by commenting on the documents and photographs that are included in the packet.
In this Pearl Harbor worksheet, students read about what happened on December 7th, 1941, read Roosevelt's speech in response, and complete activities in the passive voice about what they read. Students write the past participle of 10 words and fill in 10 sentences. Comparisons to 9/11 are made.
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book The Great Depression. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
Eleventh graders compare and contrast Supreme Court decisions dealing with the application of civil rights during times of war, with emphasis on discrimination and detention. Working in groups, 11th graders review cases and analyze how they reflect the intent and spirit of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments. Students use their analysis to create a Powerpoint presentation.
In this relevant information worksheet, students use the read it, analyze it, and solve it to help them use the graphs and solve the problems.
Young scholars identify the reasons why the U.S. government decided to focus on the defeat of Germany and Japan and assess the wisdom of this decision. They analyze the magnitude of the U-Boat threat in the Atlantic.
Students examine scandals that plagued offices of various American Presidents, research specific scandals in small groups, discuss their findings, along with scandals of other public figures, and explore gossip on personal level.