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Awwwk…..Jim Crow Laws/ Constitutional?
Students examine the constitutionality of Jim Crow Laws. In this civil rights activity, students read excerpts of the U.S. Constitution as well as examples of Jim Crow Laws. Students select Jim Crow laws and then find out what portions of the laws are or are not supported by the Constitution.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 81 Downloads
West Virginia Civil Rights and Jim Crow Laws
Students discover the significance of Jim Crow laws. In this West Virginia history instructional activity, students research Internet and print sources in order to respond to questions on a worksheet titled, "The Fight for Civil Rights: Jim Crow Laws in West Virginia.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 6 Views 19 Downloads
Jim Crow Laws
Students examine the Civil Rights movement and use mapping as a reading to learn strategy. In this Jim Crow Laws lesson, students read material regarding the civil rights movement. Students explore reference materials to gather relevant information.
5th - 8th Language Arts 18 Views 84 Downloads
Traveling Southern Style
Students research the impact of the Jim Crow laws on safe travel for African-Americans. In this civil rights lesson, students explore the dangers posed upon African-American traveling in the south. Students discover the extent of discrimination at that time.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 6 Views 37 Downloads
Willie Rudd and Jim Crow
Students examine the experiences of Americans during the Jim Crow era, and listen to and discuss the book Dear Willie Rudd by Libba Moore Gray. They define discrimination and segregation, answer story comprehension questions, and write a reflection on their reactions to Jim Crow laws in a journal.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 30 Downloads
Amen! Schools In!
Students explore discrimination. In this civil rights instructional activity, students discover how local churches and community programs attempted to educate African-Americans during the civil rights movement. Students research the Plessy v.
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills 4 Views 24 Downloads
The Effects of Segregation And "jim Crow" on Life in Virginia
Eighth graders study the effects that segregation and the Jim Crow laws had on life in Virginia after reviewing the Reconstruction period. They list the effects that the Jim Crow laws had on the lives of African Americans such as unfair polling taxes, separate schools and facilities, and difficulty voting.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Realizing the Dream: Lesson 6
Sixth graders research the Jim Crow Laws in the computer lab and continue their research on a black person in history by using the research outline. In this research lesson plan, 6th graders also identify fiction and non fiction books.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
"Jazz is About Collaboration": Jim Crow Laws And Segregation
Young scholars explore development of jazz music in the 1930s by forming imaginary jazz bands which tour several cities in Depression-era America. Jazz band members create imaginary identities for themselves, develop publicity for their tour, and keep diaries of their journey.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 94 Downloads
Traveling Southern Style: A Lesson on the Jim Crow Laws
Third graders create a poster of a travel route. In this discrimination lesson, 3rd graders read The Gold Cadillac and use it to discuss the problems African Americans faced while traveling south in the 1950's. Students compare three travel guides and discuss the differences.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads
Cultural Impact of Jim Crow Laws and the Civil Rights Movement
Students examine the Jim Crow laws and how they impacted the lives of both African Americans and white Americans. They discuss the Civil Rights Movement and how their lives may have been different had it not occurred. Groups investigate a topic question and choose and activity to represent what they have discovered from their research.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 27 Downloads
An Analysis of Jim Crow Laws and their Effects on Race Relations
First graders analyze the role of the Jim Crow laws on race relations. As a class, they are segregated based on the color shirt they have or some other simple criteria and wear either a square or circle sticker representing the majority and minority.
1st Language Arts 5 Views 31 Downloads
Jim Crow Laws and The American South
Students explore how Jim Crow laws affected the lives of people living in the south during pre and post-Civil Rights. Using a various research methods, students research various aspects of the Jim Crow south and complete a graphic organizer.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 56 Downloads
Segregation in the US
Learners examine segregation in the US. In this Civil Rights lesson, students use multiple primary sources including audio, music, documents, photos and more. They use guidelines to answer questions about the sources in order to better learn about racial segregation practices in the US.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 44 Downloads
The Rise and Fall of the Jim Crow Era
Students explore African American history by researching the Jim Crow laws. In this Civil Rights lesson, students define the Jim Crow laws, the reasons they were put into place, and how they were ultimately defeated. Students write a paper about the volatile era between 1870 and 1960 and paint an image that reflects a political message about the unjust laws.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 22 Views 158 Downloads
Students consider the implications of prejudice. In this segregation lesson, students experience a simulation that has school staff favoring students with blue eyes. Students discuss the simulation experience, watch "The Eye of the Storm," and determine how Jim Crow Laws promoted prejudice.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 33 Downloads
US History Vocabulary Review
A lot happened as the American Civil War came to a close. Before diving head-first into a unit on the Reconstruction period, preview key events, concepts, and vocabulary, specific to post Civil War America. Each slide gives a simple definition for concepts such as, the Jim Crow Laws, Black Codes, Abraham Lincoln, and the 14th Amendment.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads