All our videos teach through the power of story to make the history relevant and memorable. In this video-lesson, students learn why President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and especially his first 100 days in office were some of the most transformative in all of American history. They discover the story of how FDR's New Deal tried to combat the Great Depression and heal the soul of the nation. They learn how his first actions to save the banking industry was helped with policies and his fireside chats, and many New Deal programs from the first 100 days including, FERA, CCC, PWA, AAA, TVA, and the NRA and Roosevelt's critics. ✅ The lessons cover state-standards while making sure the content is still interesting.
A Shark-Tank Like New Deal Simulation
After the video, notes, and quiz, students act as the Brain Trust and FDR in this simulation. Students evaluate New Deal Programs, scrap one, promote one, and create their own either in a live presentation or a short video presentation! In groups or individually, students read about several New Deal programs, decide on one to get rid of, one to promote for being the most helpful, and create a new, original program to address needs not met by the others in this engaging New Deal lesson plan!
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