Plessey v. Ferguson Teacher Resources
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Lesson Plan on School Integration in Boston And Nantucket
Students use primary sources and timelines to begin a study of school integration; students watch "Nantucket Rock of Changes," and compare the case of Eunice Ross with the story of the Little Rock Nine.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
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 groups to create posters that represent the similarities and differences between the articles.
6th - 8th Language Arts 125 Views 165 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students explain how the Civil War and Reconstruction both solved and created problems for our nation. They study how Reconstruction caused a further decline in relations between the North & South and how racism has been and is existent in the U.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 82 Downloads
Brown v. Board of Education
Ninth graders study the American Civil Rights Movement. In this social justice lesson, 9th graders read "Making History," and discuss the decision in the Brown v. Board of Education case. Students then take the provided Civil Rights test.
9th Social Studies & History 5 Views 22 Downloads
"SEPARATE BUT EQUAL" SCHOOLS
Students 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 the photographs.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
In Search of Rights
Seventh graders research Supreme Court cases. They formally debate court rulings, write a scenario portraying a possible futuristic America and participate in a field practicum for media production, while evaluating various social, economic and racial conflicts that exist among America's ethnic groups.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Making Democracy Work for Everyone, 1877-1904
Learners investigate the culture of the post Reconstruction South. They participate in a jigsaw research activity, conduct Internet research on an assigned topic, and write a report to present to the class.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Selecting a Chief Justice For The United States Supreme Court: The Senate Confirmation Hearings of Judge John Roberts, Jr.
Students 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 hearings and discuss their reactions.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 12 Downloads