The New Deal - Timeline of The New Deal: Using at timeline storyboard, have students plot main events of FDR's New Deal. They should include effects of The New Deal and information about the Civil Works Administration and Relief Recovery Reform.
Civil Works Administration workers on their way to fill a gully with wheelbarrows of earth during the construction of the Lake Merced Parkway Boulevard, under President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal, San Francisco, California, 1934.
The New Deal - 5 Ws: FDR's New Deal sought to help America recover from The Great Depression. Create a plot diagram graphic organizer / storyboard to look at the effects of the New Deal and how Relief Recovery Reform and the Civil Works Administration tried to help the American people.
The New Deal - Programs of the New Deal: In this activity, students will look into different programs that FDR set up to help American Citizens. Examples include: WPA, Civil Works Administration, and the CCC. Find the complete student activity in our lesson plan!
The Civil Works Administration was established during the Great Depression to rapidly create manual labor jobs for millions of unemployed workers. The jobs were President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveiled the CWA on November 8, 1933. Roosevelt was convinced that jobs were much better for everyone than cash handouts. The CWA's workers laid 12 million feet of sewer pipe and built or improved 255,000 miles of roads, 40,000 schools, 3,700 playgrounds, and nearly 1,000 airports.
Situated in the northwest corner of the city and within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Lands End is often shrouded in fog. Between 1854 and 1937, numerous ships wrecked or sank as they attempted to navigate the perilous conditions of thick fog, strong currents and rocky shoreline. Once a landscape of sand dunes and hills where very few trees grew, the scenery changed in the early 1930s when workers from the Civil Works Administration program planted thousands of Monterey…