W.E.B. DuBois Teacher Resources
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Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. DuBois: The Problem of Negro Leadership
Students focus on the problem of African American leadership throughout American history. In groups, they research the life and works of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois and how they worked to promote the need for African American leaders.
10th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 71 Downloads
Race and Ethnicity in the 1920s
What was life like for African-Americans during the 1920s? It was filled with acute racism, gross mistreatment, and powerful Black leaders. Learn about The Great Debate, Tulsa Race Riots, the rise of the KKK, The NAACP, and Marcus Garvey. The Harlem Renaissance is also discussed.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 43 Downloads
Accommodation or Activism
Students examine the philosophies of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Dubois. In this political lesson students analyze the philosophies of two prominent African Americans in history. They look to see who's strategy for equal economic and political rights for African Americas was more appropriate.
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History 21 Views 37 Downloads
Debate: How Should African Americans Achieve Equality?
Each group is assigned a character to play in a mock debate. They read the provided materials, build an argument, and then debate their points of view as their perspective character. The debate focuses on ensuring equality for African-Americans in the twentieth century.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 21 Downloads
Fighting for Democracy
Students reflect on what life was like in the 1800's for Native Americans. In this U.S. History lesson, students work in small groups to complete numerous activities that reflect on the role of Booker T. Washington and DuBois in African Americans gaining freedom.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 5 Views 35 Downloads
African-American Soldiers in World War I: The 92nd and 93rd Divisions
Students research the role played and contributions made by African American soldiers during World War I. They discuss the evolution of civil rights in America's history, and the progress that has been made in the last 100 years.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 13 Views 57 Downloads
African-American Soldiers After World War I: Had Race Relations Changed?
Students utilize an online database to conduct research and analyze the conditions for African-Americans before and after World War I. They consider the role of the 92nd and 93rd divisions in affecting social change.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 11 Views 48 Downloads
Black America And the War in Vietnam
Students explore Vietnam War from Afrocentric perspective, examine experiences of black people both at home and in war zone, and write three to five page response to quote by W.E.B. DuBois regarding race relations and Vietnam War.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
New Review Plessy v. Ferguson & the Roots of Segregation
How far in the past do the roots of Jim Crow and segregation extend? Your young historians will closely consider this question using detailed PowerPoint slides as a basis for discussion rather than lecture, and culminating in an activity where class members create an exhibit for a museum on segregation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 32 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Progressive Era Projects
Your young historians will take a closer look into how progressive reformers have approached issues such as poverty, racism, and gender discrimination, which have persisted in the United States since the nineteenth century. They will then research and identify an effective strategy and present a constructive solution for the problem by designing a creative product.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fighting for Democracy, Fighting for Me
Students consider how African American responded to social injustice. In this social injustice lesson, students compare and contrast the visions of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois for obtaining civil rights for African Americans.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn
This resource is rich with primary and secondary source material regarding major events in the Atlantic world during the Age of Revolution. While there are suggested classroom activities toward the beginning of the resource, its true value lies in the reproductions of such major historical documents as the United States Declaration of Independence, the Haitian Declaration of Independence, and the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 147 Views 101 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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A charming interactive comic book introduces readers to three lesser-known, yet pivotal, scientists from the Renaissance era. Their discoveries, which took place during the Scientific Revolution in Europe, are the basis for many of today's scientific concepts.
2nd - 7th Science 10 Views 4 Downloads
Dubois and Washington Venn Diagram
Learners compare and contrast the visions of W.E.B. Dubois and Booker T. Washington. In this African American history lesson, students read biographies about both men and create a Venn diagram about the men.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 30 Downloads
Budgeting: Finding Personal Financial Success
What a comprehensive, engaging set of activities for learners to gain a firm foundation of financial knowledge, practice budgeting for after they have completed their education, and consider the unexpected turns that life may throw their way.
9th - 12th Math 41 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Marcus Garvey and the Rise of Black Nationalism
Fourth graders explore the differing beliefs of African American activists. For this American history lesson, 4th graders examine the views of racism resistance that Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, and Marcus Garvey held.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Ida B. Wells Let the Truth Be Told Reinforcing Activity
Students discuss social justice through learning about Ida B. Wells. In this justice lesson plan, students listen to the book Ida B. Wells: Let the Truth be Told by Walter Dean Myers, then work in groups to research 5 other people who fought for social justice.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 16 Downloads
A Meeting Of Renaissance Minds
Seventh graders investigate the contributions of individuals during the Italian and Harlem Renaissance periods. In this Italian and Harlem Renaissance lesson, 7th graders research the two eras before writing a script. They write a script that develops a conversation between two significant persons of the era including details about the artistic, social, and political changes.
7th Language Arts 7 Views 75 Downloads
"Pitchfork" Ben Tillman and Political Reform in South Carolina
Eleventh graders examine the political reform movement in South Carolina spearheaded by "Pitchfork" Ben Tillman. In this South Carolina history lesson plan, 11th graders examine primary and secondary sources regarding Tillman and his vision.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Puzzle Pieces of Architectural Elements on Early Huguenot Street
Fifth graders visit Early Huguenot Street which showcases several examples of architecture and design from before 1720. They, in groups, record information on specific houses, arrange the information in a puzzle format and present it to the class.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download