Venn Diagram Card Sort: New Deal CWA V PWA
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 blank Venn diagram template to print of for your students as well as a card sort sheet with 24 statements on the achievements of either the CWA or the PWA.

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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