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Reformers versus Residents Character Planning worksheet

This worksheet helps students research their characters for a role play in the "Reformers versus Residents in Five Points" classroom activity.

Reformers versus Residents Scene Assessment worksheet

This worksheet assists students and teachers in assessing the historical understanding demonstrated in the "Reformers versus Residents in the Five Points" Role Play activity.

The Pay Envelope worksheets

These worksheets help students complete "The Play Envelope: A Role Play." The worksheets set up the role play, help students organize their characters' talking points, and help students assess the success of the final role play as it is performed.

Black Workers Call for a March on Washington Worksheet

This worksheet helps students undertake a close reading and analysis of a pamphlet calling for a March on Washington in 1941.

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.

Timeline of Selected New Deal Legislation Close Reading Worksheet

This worksheet helps students undertake a close reading of a timeline of New Deal programs and write a paragraph explaining one of them.

"A Mad Tea Party" Analysis Worksheet

This worksheet helps students undertake a close reading of the 1936 cartoon "A Mad Tea Party," about President Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal. It also asks them to write a paragraph explaining the cartoon's argument.

Analyzing Evidence about Social Security Worksheet

This worksheet helps students to analyze three pieces of evidence about Social Security (a government poster, a letter about the program, and Congressional testimony about the program) and write a paragraph explaining the evidence's different points [...]

Analysis Worksheet: “I’m Proud...My Husband Wants Me to Do My Part”

This worksheet helps students analyze a poster created by the U.S. government during World War II that encourages women to take factory jobs.

By the Numbers: White and African-American Women Workers

This worksheet helps students analyze statistics about the labor force participation of white and African-American women in the decades before, during, and after WWII.