Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1933-1945 Teacher Resources
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Benjamin Franklin: Goods and Services in Colonial America
Fifth graders examine the impact of Benjamin Franklin's ideas on the goods and services available in Colonial America as well as analyze the importance of Franklin to modern society. While listening to "How Ben Franklin Stole the...
5th Social Studies & History
Four Freedoms: Franklin D. Roosevelt
Students analyze the text of the "Four Freedoms" speech. In this voting rights lesson, students read the Franklin D. Roosevelt speech, respond to questions regarding it, and determine the effect it had on voting rights and citizenship in...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Life in a Box -- Leaders: Musa, Caesar, Jefferson, Washington, Perry, Lincoln, Kamehameha, Liliuokalani, Theodore Roosevelt, Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, Stalin
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this world leaders lesson, students research the lives and accomplishments of Musa, Caesar, Jefferson, Washington, Perry, Lincoln, Kamehameha,...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Crash and The New Deal
How did the stock market crash in 1929 when everything seemed to be going so well in the 1920s? Analyze the economic choices of the times that caused the crash and the Great Depressions occur. Hard hitting economics and the policies of...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
WWII - America Builds Military
A "sleeping giant" through the many German invasions in Europe, America slowly starts participating in the war. First, America sells aircraft to Britain, makes its naval presence known in the Caribbean, and builds its artillery. This...
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
WWII - America Gears Up for War
"Winning the war will be a national effort." Discover how the United States prepared itself for war from the plan of attack and the dramatic increase in creating military supplies, to the major lifestyle changes the American people...
7 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Jefferson vs. Franklin: Revolutionary Philosophers
Learners examine the contributions of Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson to American Independence. In small groups, they conduct Internet research, read and discuss primary source documents, and complete a chart.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Ben Franklin's: An Exercise on Pronouns and Possessives
Two love letters that Ben Franklin himself wrote to Madame Helvetius not only provide young grammarians insight into this historical figure but also furnishes them an opportunity to practice the correct use of possessive, subjective and...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Introduce Vocabulary: Franklin Goes to School
Young readers analyze tier two vocabulary words with Franklin's help! Learners explore new vocabulary words discovered while reading Franklin Goes to School. They record their new vocabulary words using a word journal or discovery chart.
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Introduce Vocabulary: Franklin's New Friend
The story Franklin's New Friend contains three tier-two vocabulary words! Your class reads the story, identifies the vocabulary words, and then works to construct their meanings. The new words are recorded either in a journal entry or on...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
The Argument of the Declaration of Independence
When in the course of a course on historic American events, it becomes necessary for learners to examine, with decent respect, the Declaration of Independence, it becomes evident that there are six separate and equal parts of that...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Franklin Says "I Love You" Lesson Plan
Students listen to the story Franklin Says I Love You by Paulette Bourgeois in order to discuss the meaning of the story and to focus on the concepts of love, kindness, and giving. In this lesson on manners, students discuss Franklin's...
K - 3rd English Language Arts