Eleanor's Suitcase: A Traveling Trunk
Available Fall 2007
Grades 3 - 7
This new program will be available for loan to schools nationwide for a fee of $60.00 per six week period. The traveling trunk, "Eleanor's Suitcase," is a reproduction suitcase similar to one that Eleanor used in her travels. The suitcase is filled with reproduction items such as Eleanor's Diplomatic passport, a photograph of Eleanor and her father, knitting needles, Eleanor's stationary, letters written by Eleanor, "My Day" Columns, maps, time period clothing, and a variety of other materials. The trunk also contains a seven unit curriculum packet.
Unit I: Eleanor's Suitcase - Introductory Unit
Unit II: Eleanor Roosevelt & the Progressive Era
Unit III: Val-Kill - Eleanor's Home & Personal Sanctuary
Unit IV: Val-Kill Industries & the Arthurdale Experiment
Unit V: Passport to the World
Unit VI: "My Day," Eleanor Roosevelt's Public Diary
Unit VII: Eleanor Roosevelt as Humanitarian
As an Outreach Program: A National Park Service Ranger will come to your school within a 50 mile radius of our Park.