ETHS Teaching Materials:  ETHS Teaching Materials are student-friendly essays and classroom activities developed by ETHS staff.  The essays and activities are designed based on the Tennessee Social Studies Standards. The downloadable teacher packets also include primary sources and images when available.

Cumberland Homesteads


Standards: 5.50, U.S. 49

Key Words: Cumberland Homesteads, Eleanor Roosevelt, New Deal, Cumberland Plateau

Great Smoky Mountains National Park


Standards: 5.50, U.S. 49

Key Words: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Franklin Roosevelt, Civilian Conservation Corp, Great Depression

Tennessee Valley Authority and the New Deal


Standards: 5.50, U.S. 49, U.S. 51

Key Words:  Tennessee Valley Authority, New Deal, Franklin Roosevelt, Norris Dam, Great Depression