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Differing Federal Responses to the Great Depression Close Reading Worksheet

This worksheet helps students undertake a close reading of letters from President Herbert Hoover and President Franklin Roosevelt and summarize their different ideas about the role of government during an economic crisis.


This worksheet aligns to Common Core Literacy Standards in History/Social Studies:

• RHSS.6-8.2. Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

Source | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning
Creator | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning
Item Type | Worksheet
Cite This document | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, “Differing Federal Responses to the Great Depression Close Reading Worksheet,” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed April 18, 2019, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/2014.

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