New Deal Depression Era Essay Due on Final Exam Day Guiding Question: To what extent did FDR's New Deal Policies change the role of government for future generations? Explain the background that led up to FDR'S New Deal policies. Explain the impact on peoples lives during the depression For an A: written in 5 paragraph standard format: Demonstrates deep understanding of knowledge by citing specific details Presidential policies, legislation, movements, Acts, events. Shows relationships such as cause and effect, compares and contrasts, etc. to back up your thesis and statements. 1. 2. 3. 4. Paragraph Development: Level of elaboration and supporting details NOT to be written in first person - No mention "I" or in "My opinion" Writing Style Appropriate use of sentence structure Conventions - Spelling errors and grammatical errors kept to a minimum. Cover Page: Name, Class period, Thesis Statement Map, organizer, plan for essay Must formally cite at least three sources Must be typed. Neat and Professional final product. Essay Format Introduction paragraph: Give a strong background showing the events and policies of the 20's leading to the Depression. Give your thesis statement. Briefly highlight your three major points. Body Paragraphs: Fully developed paragraphs written in a logical format that supports your thesis statement with strong examples, sources, specific information. Conclusion paragraph: Restatement of thesis. Summary of effects today, Strong concluding statement or future statement or refection of era, FDR, etc.