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Ch 9: Franklin D. Roosevelt & the New Deal Lesson Plans

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Bring the New Deal and the role of Franklin D. Roosevelt to life with the lesson plans we've included in this helpful teacher resource chapter. These lesson plans are written for teachers by teachers who know how to create curriculum that will interest and engage your students.

Franklin D. Roosevelt & the New Deal Lesson Plans - Chapter Summary

This teacher resource chapter offers lesson plans on the New Deal and Franklin D. Roosevelt for you to integrate immediately into your curriculum. Our plans, lessons and activities cover topics such as Eleanor Roosevelt, the legacy of the New Deal and FDR's court packing scheme. In this concise resource, you'll find lesson plans covering a variety of subjects. We've taken the stress out of lesson planning with this chapter, which adheres to all the appropriate educational standards.

How It Helps

  • Other resources: Incorporates activities and games that you can use to make the New Deal more interesting for your students
  • Vocabulary words: Promotes the understanding of key terms and names related to FDR and the New Deal
  • Related topics: Includes biographies, facts, and other background information to help you present the full history of the New Deal era to your students

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan resources with relevant tools to make planning lessons about Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal easy.

  • Use lesson plan outlines for the New Deal topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your history class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related lessons about Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important concepts relating to New Deal and FDR from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant New Deal-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

16 Lessons in Chapter 9: Franklin D. Roosevelt & the New Deal Lesson Plans
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Franklin D. Roosevelt Lesson Plan

1. Franklin D. Roosevelt Lesson Plan

This lesson plan proposes activities, quizzes, and discussion topics and questions, based around two text lessons, that will help students learn more about FDR as well as the New Deal.

Franklin Roosevelt: Biography, Quotes & Presidency

2. Franklin Roosevelt: Biography, Quotes & Presidency

This lesson discusses the 32nd president of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Learn more about FDR's life and presidency, then test your knowledge with a quiz.

Eleanor Roosevelt Lesson Plan

3. Eleanor Roosevelt Lesson Plan

Eleanor Roosevelt was more than just a first lady. Teach students about her live and accomplishments with this text lesson that uses a mentor text to guide learning and applies concepts with hands-on activities.

Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt? - Biography, Facts & Accomplishments

4. Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt? - Biography, Facts & Accomplishments

In this lesson, we will explore the life and accomplishments of Eleanor Roosevelt. See how she changed the role of First Lady through her active participation in American politics and avocation for human rights.

FDR's Court Packing Lesson Plan

5. FDR's Court Packing Lesson Plan

This lesson plan will arm you with discussion topics and questions, key terms, a quiz, and an activity that will help students understand the topics surrounding FDR's court packing scheme.

Court Packing: Definition, Scheme & Bill

6. Court Packing: Definition, Scheme & Bill

This lesson will discuss court packing. It will define what it is and the bill that Franklin Roosevelt used to introduce it. We will also discuss why it didn't work.

FDR's First Inaugural Address Lesson Plan

7. FDR's First Inaugural Address Lesson Plan

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was our nation's 32nd president and served at a significant time in our history. This lesson plan introduces his first inaugural address to students with the help of a text lesson and hands-on activity.

FDR's First Inaugural Address: Summary & Analysis

8. FDR's First Inaugural Address: Summary & Analysis

In this lesson, we will learn about President Franklin D. Roosevelt's first inaugural address. We will examine the context in which this speech was delivered and the contents of the speech itself to learn why it is important.

Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal

9. Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal

In this lesson, you will explore the government programs collectively called the New Deal as the nation attempted to recover from economic crisis following the Great Depression.

New Deal Activities & Games

10. New Deal Activities & Games

The New Deal had a significant impact on the development of the United States. This lesson outlines New Deal-based games and activities teachers can use in class to reinforce information students have already learned.

New Deal Lesson Plan for Elementary School

11. New Deal Lesson Plan for Elementary School

This lesson plan is a tool for helping teachers explain President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal to elementary students. Students will be able to describe the federal government's role in rebuilding the economy after the Great Depression.

Second New Deal Lesson Plan

12. Second New Deal Lesson Plan

This lesson plan uses a video lesson to list key facts about the how the second New Deal changed the economic climate following the Great Depression. An activity connects students with the public's position on the legislation.

Legacy of the New Deal Lesson Plan

13. Legacy of the New Deal Lesson Plan

Teach your students what the New Deal was and its legacy with this lesson plan. We'll guide you with a video lesson, discussion questions, a quiz, and an application activity to strengthen student understanding.

New Deal Lesson Plan

14. New Deal Lesson Plan

With this lesson plan from Study.com, along with a video lesson, you'll be ready to enrich your students' understanding of the events and consequences of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal.

New Deal Programs Lesson Plan

15. New Deal Programs Lesson Plan

This lesson plan provides teachers with activities to support instruction on President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal programs. Students will learn about events leading up to the New Deal, examples of New Deal programs, and reasons for its opposition.

Fireside Chat Lesson Plan

16. Fireside Chat Lesson Plan

FDR's Fireside Chats were hallmarks of the Great Depression. With this lesson plan, your students will learn about the Fireside Chats and listen to audio clips of them, using this as the basis for a writing assignment.

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