Eleanor Roosevelt: Economics, Discovery and Daily Life

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 prices of items using an inflation calculator, and create a personal budget that they would need to live by if they lived during The Great Depression.

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Pros

  • An ideal interdisciplinary unit between math, economics, language arts, and history
Cons

  • None