ERIC Number: ED252446
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Eleanor Roosevelt Centennial 1884-1984. Eleanor Roosevelt Curriculum Kit, K-6.
Morgan, Bette, Comp.
This study unit is designed to assist elementary students in discovering Eleanor Roosevelt's contributions to U.S. history and to the world. The unit begins with a brief biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, followed by biography study questions. Learning activities are then suggested. Students are asked to make costumes and portray her at different ages and stages of her life. An advocate for world peace, she worked hard for that issue. Students are asked to explore various issues that people are working hard for today. A third activity involves students in designing a postage stamp or a poster honoring Eleanor Roosevelt. A coloring page is provided. A language arts activity asks students to find the meaning of words and to use the words to complete sentences. A crossword puzzle and a word scramble are provided. The unit concludes with two listings of further resources about Eleanor Roosevelt. Also included for teacher use is a chronology of events in her life. (RM)
Descriptors: Biographies, Elementary Education, Females, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Resource Materials, United States History, Units of Study, Womens Studies
National Women's History Project, P.O. Box 3716, Santa Rosa, CA 95402 ($4.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Women's History Project, Santa Rosa, CA.
Identifiers: Roosevelt (Eleanor)
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