Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Depression, and the New Deal
May 6, 2010
Today’s Agenda Closing & Wrap-Up: Connections to Standards in Historical Thinking 2:20 – 2:30 Strategies for Using Local and Other Resources to Teach the New Deal Professor Patricia Fontaine, UMass Lowell 12:30 - 2:20 Lunch – on own 11:30 – 12:30 Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Depression, and the New Deal Professor Patrick Maney, Boston College 9:00 – 11:30 (with break) Warm-up and Introductions Instructional Strategies for working with oral histories and images 8:15 – 9:00 Arrival and Breakfast 8:00 – 8:15
Connections to MA History and Social Science Curriculum Frameworks
USII.11 Describe the various causes and consequences of the global depression of the 1930s, and analyze how Americans responded to the Great Depression.
USII.12 Analyze the important policies, institutions, and personalities of the New Deal era.
USII.13 Explain how the Great Depression and the New Deal affected American society.
Connections to Standards in Historical Thinking
Reconstruct patterns of historical succession and duration; explain historical continuity and change (New Deal programs today & views of the presidents)
Reconstruct the meaning of a historical passage (resources for teaching the New Deal)
Draw upon visual, literary, and musical sources (oral histories, photos, fireside chats)