This outstanding resources is designed to help students understand why different groups opposed the New Deal 1933 - 1941. It can be used as a starter or a plenary activity and should fit around any standard text book or resource on this topic.
The card sort includes eight heading cards that can be matched to twelve statement cards. I have deliberately included some extra cards to add some challenge for the more able. Once the cards have been sorted, the second task asks students to create a key to help them decide which statements believed that the New Deal did too much or too little to help the American people.
This resource is supplied in Microsoft Word so you can further differentiate this resource for your students if you wish.
The aims and objectives for this lesson are:
Theme: The New Deal 1933 - 1941
Know: Which groups / individuals opposed the New Deal?
Understand: Why was each group / individual opposed to the New Deal?
Evaluate: How successful was the New Deal?
WILF - What Am I Looking For?
Identify & describe = Who opposed the New Deal?
Explain: Why did different groups oppose the New Deal?
Analyse: Begin to form a judgement on how successful was the New Deal?
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