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  • 1.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Depression, and the New Deal
    • May 6, 2010
    • www.historyconnected.org
    • www.historyconnected.wikispaces.com
  • 2. 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
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. Connections to Standards in Historical Thinking
    • Chronological Thinking
    • Reconstruct patterns of historical succession and duration; explain historical continuity and change (New Deal programs today & views of the presidents)
    • Historical Comprehension
    • 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)
    • Appreciate historical perspectives (oral histories)
    • Historical Analysis and Interpretation
    • Hypothesize the influence of the past (remembering FDR/FDR in popular culture)
    • Historical Research Capabilities
    • Obtain historical data from a variety of sources
    • Interrogate historical data (oral histories, photos, fireside chats)
  • 5. Connections to 21 st Century Skills
    • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
    • Effectively analyze and evaluate evidence, arguments, claims and beliefs
    • Interpret information and draw conclusions based on the best analysis
    • Reflect critically on learning experiences and processes