Pretend you are Eleanor, and write a brief journal entry about an event in the book.
Write a letter from Franklin to Eleanor, expressing your appreciation of her contributions to his career.
Briefly research the Roosevelt family and summarize your findings in 10-15 bullet points.
Draw a family tree of the Roosevelt family, being sure to include Theodore Roosevelt.
Have students research Tommy, Eleanor's secretary, and ask them to write a short, one-page biography about him.
Break up into groups of 3-4 students. Based on Eleanor's descriptions, draw pictures of the various residences in the book and share them with the rest of the class.
Make a scrapbook of Eleanor's lifelong journey. Be sure to include photographs, letters, and any other memorabilia you think may apply to the situation.
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