Exploring the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites Through Writing, Interviews, and Art
Below are some prompts used by students and teachers visiting the FDR estate. You can submit writing inspired by these prompts, a visit to Val-kill, or something you saw on our site by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Imagine you are having dinner with Eleanor and/or Franklin Roosevelt in preparation for a big speech about a matter of importance. What advice would you ask them? What advice would they give? Write this conversation as a dialogue. Then, try composing your speech!