The New Deal's Federal Theatre Project
Students become acquainted with the New Deal's Federal Theatre Project (FTP) and the rationale for its creation. They analyze primary source material regarding the relationship between art and propaganda.
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New Deal Programs in Alabama
New Deal programs are the focus of an activity that prompts middle and high schoolers to consider the end of the Great Depression. Groups examine primary source materials to gain an understanding of how these programs were implemented in...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Great Depression and New Deal
The five activities outlined in this resource packet engage class members in projects that ask them to research the causes and the effects, both national and local, of the Great Depression and the New Deal policies of FDR.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Cry for Help in Alabama - 1934
What should be the role of the federal government during an economic crisis? That is the question at the center of this introduction to a study of the New Deal. Class members examine letters to the state government asking for help,...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The New Deal: The Works Progress Administration
How did American begin to come out of the Great Depression? Viewers will be intrigued to find one of the answers in this presentation, which details the Works Progress Administration. The slides detail various parts of the WPA with...
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
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
African-Americans and the New Deal's Civilian Conservation Corps
Students discover the responsibilities of the Civilian Conservation Corps. In this New Deal instructional activity, students analyze the impact that the inclusion of African Americans in the Civilian Conservation Corps made on race...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
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