Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1933-1945 Teacher Resources
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African-Americans and the Military
Students study the key figures in African-American military history. They discover how African-American military history reflect both discrimination and the often heroic struggle to overcome discrimination. They examine the key periods of progress in African-American military history.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 29 Downloads
President Calvin Coolidge
In this President Calvin Coolidge activity, students read a 4 page description of the life and presidency of President Calvin Coolidge. This reading discusses his upbringing, career, family and death. Students then answer 8 multiple choice questions about the information they just read.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 48 Downloads
This learning exercise provides an explanation of how to reduce or shorten time adverb clauses, cause/effect adverb clauses, and adjective clauses. After the explanation, students have an opportunity to practice reducing each type of clause.
4th - 6th Language Arts 7 Views 95 Downloads
Norman Rockwell, Freedom of Speech: Know It When You See It
Students explore the U.S. Constitution. In this First Amendment instructional activity, students examine Norman Rockwell's "Freedom of Speech" and analyze the five freedoms listed in the amendment.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 21 Downloads
Terminating the War between the Allies and Japan
Ninth graders examine the arms race that took place in the period leading up to and during World War II that produced the atomic bomb. They analyze differing perspectives on terminating the war between the Allies and Japan. They take and defend a position on whether the United States should have dropped the atom bombs on Japan in August of 1945.
9th Social Studies & History 4 Views 9 Downloads
Haiti: Rebuilding a Nation
Students consider what it takes to rebuild a country. In this current events lesson, students access a PBS news video about Haiti online, watch it, and then complete activities that require them to examine U.S. foreign policy and consider the importance of rebuilding the nation.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 45 Downloads
Where Did All the Money Go? The Great Depression Mystery
Students read a passage about how the Great Depression happened and then gather clues to investigate the mystery. They determine the economic conditions of the country by looking at labor, income, unemployment, spending and public debt.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 76 Downloads
Sources of Discord, 1945-1946
Students investigate the agreements made at Yalta and Potsdam regarding the nature of the postwar world. The differences that emerged regarding those agreements at the end of the war in Europe and the available options are examined.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 14 Downloads
What is the Federal Reserve?
Seventh graders investigate the Federal reserve. In this economics lesson, 7th graders participate in a simple banking simulation to learn how banks take in deposits, make loans, and hold reserves. Students study the purpose of the Federal reserve.
7th Social Studies & History 4 Views 51 Downloads
What Is the Federal Reserve?
Students examine simple bank transactions. For this banking lesson, students analyze banking transactions such as deposits, loans, and how they hold reserves. They participate in simulations of the process of clearing a check and the importance of reserves.
6th - 8th Math 9 Views 40 Downloads
A New Deal for the Arts - WPA Photographs
Students examine school life during the 1930s. They discuss the Great Depression and the New Deal, examine and discuss photographs from the Library of Congress website, and complete a worksheet about school life during the Great Depression.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 8 Downloads
Oral History of World War II
Students 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 6 Views 35 Downloads