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Topic: Legacy of the New Deal 

United States History

 Standard 24.  Understands how the New Deal addressed the Great Depression, transformed American federalism, and initiated the welfare state
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 3.Understands the significance and legacy of the New Deal (e.g., major New Deal programs still in effect today, support for and opposition to Roosevelt’s "court packing" proposal and why he abandoned this proposal)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the significance of the New Deal ideology
     2.Understands the legacy of the New Deal
     3.Understands that major New Deal programs are still in effect today
     4.Understands support for Roosevelt’s "court packing" proposal
     5.Understands the opposition to Roosevelt’s "court packing" proposal
     6.Understands why Roosevelt abandoned his "court packing" proposal
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 8.Understands how the New Deal influenced public opinion (e.g., the public's belief in the responsibility of government to deliver public services)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the public’s belief in the responsibility of the government to deliver public services is a legacy of the New Deal
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Understands the significance and ideology of FDR and the New Deal (e.g., whether the New Deal was able to solve the problems of depression, who the New Deal helped the most and the least; how the New Deal changed the relationship between state and federal government)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the significance of FDR
     2.Understands the significance of the New Deal ideology
     3.Understands the ideology of FDR
     4.Understands the ideology of the New Deal
     5.Understands whether the New Deal was able to solve the problems of the depression
     6.Understands who the New Deal helped the most
     7.Understands who the New Deal helped the least
     8.Understands how the New Deal changed the relationship between state and federal government
   Benchmark 6.Understands the proposals of Upton Sinclair's EPIC campaign in California (e.g., groups that opposed it, why it failed, the reasons for the growth of the American Communist Party during the 1930s, to whom the party most appealed)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands groups the opposed Upton Sinclair’s EPIC campaign in California
     2.Understands why Upton Sinclair’s EPIC campaign in California failed
     3.Understands the reasons for the growth of the American Communist party during the 1930s
     4.Understands to whom the American Communist party most appealed during the 1930s