A. Philip Randolph Teacher Resources
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In this World War II worksheet, students review a chapter as they write 10 vocabulary words that match 10 descriptions, eliminate 4 false sentences, and identify 2 themes from the history of the World War II era.
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson, students examine the accomplishments of Civil Rights leaders' as works of philanthropy. Students read literature regarding diversity and study the Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March.
Get your historians some practice before the big test day! In this United States history and government standardized practice test, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 2 essay prompts, and 12 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
In this online interactive history instructional activity, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about the American Civil Rights Movement.
Students write from varying perspectives in the American South about the civil rights movements in the 1950s. In this civics activity, students view video clips and take notes. Students discuss the film and listen to a lecture on non-violent protests. Students work in groups to answer discussion questions and historic problems.
Students read summaries of the books written by the author Mildred Taylor. In this summaries lesson plan, students read the summaries of 6 books and answer discussion questions about them after they read them.
Eighth graders read an article and answer some discussion questions. In this aviation lesson students complete a lab activity that shows them what careers are in aviation.
Students differentiate between philanthropists and celebrities. They brainstorm a list of philanthropists and write formal letters to them. They can write to past or present philanthropists from a teacher-provided list or the one generated by the class.
Students examine the efforts of the federal government to address discrimination in the U.S. before and after WWII. They read and discuss two executive orders, complete a worksheet, and answer discussion questions.
Students analyze and discuss price changes between 1944 and the present. They compare annual salaries, calculate the percentage of increase for various items, complete a worksheet, and discuss price changes over time.
Students respect and appreciate the challenges people faced during World War II. They develop the different perspectives on race during WWII. Students develop that the nation's actions may not exemplify a nation's stated ideals. Students focus on the historical interpretation and the change over time.
Students explore notions of tolerance in a post 9/11 world. They work in collaborative groups to create imaginary letters highlighting responses to discrimination and intolerance, and stage a dramatic reading. Finally, students design tee shirts with messages that promote tolerance.
Who do your scholars imagine when they think about the civil rights movement? If only a few faces come to mind, this lesson will expand their concepts of the movement's leaders. Learners examine an image of the 1963 March on Washington, then small groups jigsaw primary sources to "add to the picture." Differentiate instruction by assigning documents according to literacy levels. The class reviews an excerpt from the "I Have a Dream" speech, and fills in a worksheet. The worksheet link is down.