Plessey v. Ferguson Teacher Resources
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How Did Jazz Music During the 1920’s Reflect a Change of Culture for America?
Music and culture are intimately linked. Ask your learners to find connections between jazz and the culture of the 1920s though a jigsaw activity and writing assignment. All pupils read one of three articles and get together in mixed...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
"SEPARATE BUT EQUAL" SCHOOLS
Young scholars examine two photographs of a "white" school and a "black" school. They compare the education of an African American to that of a Caucasian American. They describe the conditions for education in each of the schools in...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Selecting a Chief Justice For The United States Supreme Court: The Senate Confirmation Hearings of Judge John Roberts, Jr.
Young scholars review the procedures for selecting a new Supreme Court Justice. In groups, they determine which questions the nominee should be asked and practice asking the questions with a classmate. They watch the confirmation...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
President Eisenhower and Brown v. Board of Education
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this segregation lesson, students compare and contrast educational facilities for whites and blacks in the 1950's. Students also...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History