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63 resources with the concept first ladies

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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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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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Eleanor Roosevelt: An Agent of Social Change

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
First ladies often take a back seat to their husbands' policies, but Eleanor Roosevelt broke that mold. Interested historians examine primary sources written by Roosevelt, including a speech and articles. Completing a round-robin of...
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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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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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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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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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Laura Bush

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners 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...
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FDR: Fireside Chats, the New Deal, and Eleanor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the role of the Roosevelts in Washington. In this U.S. history lesson, students explore the Fireside Chats, Social Security Act, Civilian Conservation Corps, Land-Lease Act, and the involvement of Eleanor Roosevelt...
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Reading Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars discover the impact "Lady Bird" Johnson had on America by reading a short biography.  In this historical persons instructional activity, students read a multi page biography of the former first lady and write a summary of...
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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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Abigail and Her Sisters

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine primary documents to find information about Abigail Adams.  In this Abigail Adams lesson, students define vocabulary and analyze letters written by Abigail Adams for their theme.  Students become familiar with the...
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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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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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Lesson Title - Letters from Abigail Adams

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore letters written by Abigail Adams to her husband. In this political lesson, 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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Face to Face with the Great Depression

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students develop an analytical perspective of how historians record, preserve, and interpret data. In this US history instructional activity students read and interpret personal accounts of the Great Depression. They discuss how...
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Eleanor Roosevelt and the Rise of Social Reform in the 1930's

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the various roles that Eleanor Roosevelt took on.  In this US History lesson plan, 11th graders analyze the views that Eleanor Roosevelt held as an advocate for social justice.  Students evaluate her...
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History of Mysteries

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students 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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The Education of Abigail Adams

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read the biography of Abigail Smith Adams from the First Ladies Library web site. They work in small groups to write a description of her education. Students discuss their findings, and extend this to the education of girls in...