Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt? - Biography, Facts & Accomplishments


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1. Where did Eleanor Roosevelt study as a teenager?

2. When did Eleanor Roosevelt become First Lady?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

During her twelve years in the White House, Eleanor Roosevelt redefined the role of First Lady. This quiz/worksheet combo focuses on Roosevelt's life, her contributions to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's administration, and her outspoken opinions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Eleanor Roosevelt's family background
  • Her education as a teenager
  • Relevant dates in Roosevelt's life
  • Her activities as First Lady
  • Roosevelt's newspaper column

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access your knowledge of Eleanor Roosevelt and her career
  • Making connections - examine why Roosevelt was considered controversial during her time as First Lady
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Roosevelt's education and family

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt? - Biography, Facts & Accomplishments. This lesson addresses the following objectives:

  • Know some of the factors that shaped Eleanor Roosevelt's life
  • Understand Roosevelt's advocacy for racial minorities and the poor
  • Explain how Roosevelt changed the role of First Lady
  • Describe how she helped FDR when he was ill
  • Cite some of Roosevelt's accomplishments after she left the White House