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Eleanor Roosevelt- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
"I think every First Lady since Eleanor Roosevelt is measured against Eleanor Roosevelt." With this brief mini-bio, discover how the longest-serving First Lady of the United States expanded the role by developing her own constituency,...
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The Great Depression (1921-1941)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
From the stock market crash of 1929 to the New Deal and FDR, this presentation covers it all. Examine the causes, effects, politics, and culture of the Great Depression. Images, block text, and embedded hyperlinks make this a great...
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A Brief History of Women in America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The story of women throughout American history is fascinating. Travel the path from domestic slave to the modern day with advocates such as Susan B. Anthony, the Grimké Sisters, and Gloria Steinem. A wonderful presentation that shows how...
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Abigail Adams: Persuading Her Husband

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
After reading a brief excerpt from a letter written by Abigail Adams to her husband and future president of the United States, John Adams, your young historians will practice their reading comprehension skills and identify what Abigail...
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Mary Todd Lincoln- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Discover the interesting history of Mary Todd Lincoln, a woman of Southern aristocracy who, as wife of president Abraham Lincoln, dealt with great endeavors as first lady of the United States of America during the Civil War.
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An American Founder

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Create a study of John Adams and his wife Abigail. Small groups examine and analyze an image of John Adams and complete various questions and activities based on the image before reading and discussing background information about him....
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The Holocaust & the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

For Teachers 6th - 11th Standards
It's hard to believe that such atrocities against human rights could occur in the 20th century. Young historians analyze several primary source documents regarding the Holocaust before incorporating the information they have gathered...
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Women’s History Month Eleanor Roosevelt : Verb Corrections

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Read a short passage about Eleanor Roosevelt while hunting for errors in verb use. To give your kids some help, count up the errors beforehand and provide struggling learners with the number of errors. 
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First Ladies of The United States

For Teachers 4th
All students need to know how to use the Internet to find and use factual information. Students search the internet to find the names of the First Ladies that match their list of Presidents. They copy the names correctly using proper...
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This is Jeopardy

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students play a Jeopardy game with topics including Anne Bailey, Abigail Adams, Deborah Sampson, Sybil Ludington, and the Revolutionary War. In this Jeopardy lesson plan, students study the history of these people while playing a...
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First Lady Fashions

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research and explore the fashion of a certain time while identifying with the personal convictions and tastes of the famous first ladies of the past. They practice what they explore adjectives to describe what they see and...
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First Lady to the World

For Students 3rd - 6th
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.
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Abigail Adams Reminds John Adams to "Remember the Ladies"

For Students 8th - 12th
In this early American history worksheet, students read the letter that Abigail Adams wrote the her husband John Adams titled "Remember the Ladies." Students then paraphrase the letter and complete other colonial activities.
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Lesson for Core Concept #7: Differing Expectations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate how American colonists felt they would be impacted by conflict with the British. In this colonial America lesson, students examine the Declaration of Independence, papers from the Committees of Correspondence,...
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Women Who Inform Our World

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the contributions of women on the international, national, and local platforms. In this writing skills lesson, students analyze a quote from Eleanor Roosevelt and compose essays that reveal how women advocate for social...
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Life Grid: First Ladies Early Lives

For Students 7th - 8th
While the resource won't seem like much at first glance, it could actually prove to be very handy. Learners fill in a grid that contains life facts on the Y-axis and the names of first ladies on the X-axis. Great for documenting facts...
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Women Who Changed the World

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
While you don't always find the names of famous women in history books, there are a variety of ways to help pupils learn about these notable females.
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More than a Hostess: The Role of First Ladies

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A study of the country's First Ladies deepens understanding of their role in history.
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Lesson Title - Letters from Abigail Adams

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore letters written by Abigail Adams to her husband. In this political lesson plan, 8th graders read letters written by Abigail Adams to her husband, John Adams. Students analyze the letters and discuss their findings.
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Eleanor Roosevelt: Economics, Discovery and Daily Life

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine the causes and effects of the Great Depression and the role of Eleanor Roosevelt during the era. Pupils take an inventory of their home for wants and needs, and conduct online research on The Great Depression. They then convert...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Tooning into the Candidates, Hillary Clinton

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about Hillary Clinton and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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History of Mysteries

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Young scholars read or listen to excerpts from "The Shadow," research famous mystery writers throughout history, examine how style of writing evolved over time, and write mystery plays either individually, in small groups, or as class.
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A New Presidency

For Students 7th - 12th
Use this quick informational text to give your class an introduction to President Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton, first lady at the time of the events in the text. Individuals or partners can read the brief text and respond to...
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Laura Bush

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students read an article about First Lady, Laura Bush's visit to the Midway Atoll, in which she was hoping to focus attention on preserving wild places. They discuss what role they think First Ladies should play while their husbands are...