A Shared Past: New Deal Texans
Learners evaluate the role of prominent Texans in the New Deal.
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Let's Make a Deal: The New Deal in Oregon
Students investigate the impact of New Deal policies in Oregon. In this Great Depression lesson, students conduct research regarding the NIRA, AAA, CCC, and FERA work that took place in Oregon. Students share their findings with their...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Great Depression and New Deal
Elementary pupils are introduced to the Great Depression as a critical period of hardship in United States history. They engage in collaborative assignments researching the Dust Bowl, the New Deal, US presidents, and presidential libraries.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The New Deal
Did the New Deal end the Great Depression? Did it destroy American freedom or expand the definition of liberty? In addition to reviewing the traditional alphabet soup of government programs, this video will offer your learners the...
15 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Great Depression and FDR's New Deal
Find out about FDR's vision and the New Deal plan that helped pull America out of the Great Depression. The presentation focuses New Deal programs such as the Works Progress Administration, Agricultural Adjustment Administration, and the...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Year’s Resolution Classroom Activity
Create a sense of accountability among scholars with a lesson that focuses on making and keeping New Year's resolutions. Writers compose a five paragraph essay focused on three resolutions—promises to self improvement, to their family,...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
President FDR and the New Deal
Students explore the New Deal and President FDR. In this Great Depression lesson, students listen to an FDR Broadcast (Fireside Chat) and read sections in their textbooks. Then, in small groups students design and create a broadcast to...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
The Works Progress Administration and the New Deal
Young scholars research the Depression Era and how it contributed to the formation of the Works Progress Administration. After research, they create a skit to illustrate life during the Depression and the role of the Works Progress...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Enduring Legacies of the New Deal
Students investigate U.S. history by listening to an economics lecture. In this U.S. government lesson, students research the "New Deal" which happened after the Great Depression. Students identify movies, books and music from the...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
Facing the Ghosts of Our Past
A reading of a New York Times review of the movie Beloved launches research into how the Civil War affected the lives of people living during this period. Creative thinkers select a person from an included list of historical figures and...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable