New Deal: Civilian Works Admistration & the Public Works Adminstration

This outstanding resource is designed to help students evaluate how successful the New Deal was at putting the USA back to work through the alphabet agencies by looking at two contrasting case studies the Civilian Works Administration and the Public Works Administration.

When you buy this resource you will receive a nineteen slide PowerPoint that includes information, sources and six activities: Activity 1 is a snowballing starter; Activity 2 is based around a class discussion of FDR's inauguration speech the aims of the New Deal; Activity 3 is a discussions around an animate diagram about how consumer fear was undermining the US economy and making unemployment worse; Activity 4 looks at 'pump priming' and why certain groups opposed it and is linked to a source analysis question; Activity 5 gets students to evaluate some of the jobs created by the CWA and decide if they were boondoggles and Activity 6 is Venn diagram card sort exercise to help students compare and contrast both agencies and decide which was the most effective. You also get a blank Venn diagram template to print of for your students as well as a card sort sheet with 24 statements to sort.

The aims and objectives of this lesson are:

Theme: How successful was the New Deal 1933 – 1939?
Know: What were the aims of the New Deal?
Understand: How did the CWA and the PWA try to help the unemployed?
Evaluate: Which Alphabet Agency was more effective?

WILF – What Am I Looking For?
Identify & describe: What action did FDR take to end the Depression?
Explain: How did the CWA and the PWA try and help the unemployed?
Analyse: How successful was the New Deal 1933 – 1939?

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Created: Mar 11, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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