Everything you need to understand or teach No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
This book is entitled No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II. Goodwin's idea was to write a history of World War II, not from a military standpoint, but rather, about what happened here in the United States. It is also a psychohistory about Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt. Goodwin becomes a psychoanalyst, who delves into their childhood traumas, emotional lives, family relationships, and even their extra-marital affairs, to create an understanding of them as human beings.
The book opens in May 1940, with FDR receiving the terrible news that Hitler's armies had attacked Holland, Luxembourg, Belgium, and France. He was worried that the United States was not prepared for war at all. There were no munitions factories or military draft. Instead, Americans were producing automobiles and washing machines. The Great Depression was not quite over, but the worst had seemed to have passed...
No Ordinary Time Lesson Plans contain 121 pages of teaching material, including: