Civil Rights Act of 1964 Teacher Resources
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The Growth of the Suburbs - and the Racial Wealth Gap
This lesson explores structural racism by revealing the important role that family wealth plays in shaping life chances how opportunities to accumulate wealth have been racialized, and the roots and consequences of the current race-based...
The Distance Formula and Marching Nonviolently for Social Change
Students explore the distance formula using real world data from nonviolent marches for social change. In this secondary mathematics lesson, students investigate the marches of Gandhi and King using maps overlaid with a coordinate...
9th - 12th Math
Women and the Law Ladies of the 80's: 1780's, 1880's, 1980's
Students examine laws that have affected women in history: the 1780's, following the United States independence from England; the 1880's, the time of westward expansion, the silver/gold era, and the coming of the Industrial Revolution.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Ordinary People, Ordinary Places: The Civil Rights Movement
Pupils investigate the message of Martin Luther King Jr. and the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. They explore various websites, conduct Internet research, and develop a presentation that analyzes an event and place of the Civil Rights Movement.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Adarand Case: Affirmative Action and Equal Protection
Eleventh graders examine the Adarand case. In this American Government lesson plan, 11th graders create a list of reasons for each affirmative action program. Students develop a defense on certain issues and present it to the class.
11th Social Studies & History
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, August 13, 2008
In this United States history and government standardized test practice handout, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
What Am I? Significant Events in US History
Explore events throughout United States history with this resource. Learners select four significant historical events to examine. Then, they pair off and conduct library research which culminates in a three minute oral presentation.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
TITLE IX: Striving for Gender Equity in Athletics
Students explore gender equality issues. For this Title IX lesson, students conduct primary and secondary research regarding women's rights. Students analyze the history of Title IX legislation and its implications for women's rights...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Getting In Is Half the Battle
Students read and discuss "Defending Affirmative Action With Social Science," examining the admissions policies in public universities and colleges. They write persuasive essays either for or against the admissions policies in their state.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Justice Demands an End to Segregation, But it Does Not End
Students define human rights and describe how it applies to politics, economics and cultural rights. As a class, they watch a video how the Constitution was made and discuss its purpose. In groups, they present information to the class...
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Social Activism in the United States
Seventh graders explore the goals of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. In this US History activity, 7th graders read a newspaper article that reported a significant event during this era. Students write a summary of...
7th Social Studies & History