Thanks to Frances Perkins: Fighter for Workers’ Rights
Pair the picture book, Thanks to Frances Perkins: Fighter for Workers’ Rights, with primary sources to highlight how one person can influence the thinking of a nation while having students investigate the historical origins of social security. After, students can connect with seniors to share their learning and interview them about their experiences with social security today.
Civics, English Language Arts, Social Studies
FDR, Frances Perkins, Franklin D. Roosevelt, labor, Social Security, workers' rights