Before beginning this lesson, take time to plan with your librarian to see what print and non-print resources are available to support student research on the New Deal. Students may need some guidance in locating information on the New Deal independent research component.
These materials are needed for the lesson (listed in order used):
- Teacher’s Guides and Analysis tool
- Photographs from the Depression - selected photographs from Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives.
- American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940.
- New Deal Essay Guide - an explanation of the assignment for the concluding essay of this study.