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68 resources with the concept brown v. board of education

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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Exposing Racism

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewPhotographs capture a moment in time. And some of the best pictures demand that viewers not only ask questions about why the photo packs such an emotional wallop, but also about what happened before and after it was taken. A photograph...
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Change of View: George C. Wallace

For Teachers 4th
Who exactly was George C. Wallace? A great lesson plan provides young historians with a hands-on activity, direct instruction, and discussion to learn about Wallace, why he was an important figure, and why he changed his mind about...
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African Americans in the United States Congress During Reconstruction

For Students 5th
The Civil Rights Act of 1866, which granted citizenship to all males in the U.S., resulted in the first African Americans to be elected to Congress. Class members research 11 of these men, the challenges they faced, and craft...
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Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Follow the fiercest battles for racial equality, starting with Brown vs. Board of Education. Watch Martin Luther King as he fought for the rights of African American students entering desegregated schools.
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Black History Month: Key Events

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Showcase the key events in black history that lead to and resulted from a shift in civil rights and moral consciousness. Beginning with the induction of the Tuskegee Airmen in 1945 and marking every major event through the retirement of...
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Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners analyze photographs that feature segregation. In this human rights lesson, students examine photographs of a segregated movie theater, a Ku Klux Klan gathering, a segregated business sign, and an illustration from "Harper's...
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50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine a poster of Brown v. Board of Education and discuss what the important details are. They read the story behind the poster and court case. They role play different sections of the case such as the court case or Linda...
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High School Students: Equal Protection

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students study Brown v. Board of Education case study and answer questions.
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Documents Related to

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students use the National Archives to research the Supreme Court's 1954 ruling in Brown V. Board of Education.
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Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 9th
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.
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Teaching With Documents: Order of Argument in the Case, Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Brown v. Board of Education lesson plan, students examine sources that require them to consider the impact of the case in order to participate...
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Brown v. Board of Education: Success or Failure?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
In this Civil Rights worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by adding details regarding the outcome of Brown v. Board of Education.
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Segregation in the US

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders study segregation in the United States. In this American History lesson, 9th graders analyze photographs of white schools and black schools during this time. Students create a flow chart of segregation.
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Eisenhower’s Stance on School Segregation Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Eisenhower's stance on school segregation. In this civil rights lesson, students analyze letters and political cartoons to determine how Eisenhower felt about school segregation.
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Separate is Not Equal

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use political cartoons and editorials to study Brown v. Board of Education. In this Brown v. Board of Education lesson plan, students read the background information on eight cartoons and editorials for a study on Brown v. Board...
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Boundary Crossing

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the issues that arose as a result of boundary crossing.  In this US History instructional activity, 7th graders research supreme court cases in regards to crossing boundaries.  Students present their findings to...
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Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (Kansas) (Grades K-3)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students examine the Brown v. Board of Education case in Topeka, Kansas. They re-enact the courtroom and discuss how school would be different today if this case never existed. They discuss how public education has been affected by this...
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Separate But Equal Video

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders watch the video "Separate But Equal." They choose an incident or event from the video that is interesting or meaningful to them and write an objective news article and an editorial.
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Brown vs. Board of Education and NAACP

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the issues surrounding Brown vs. Board of Education.  For this American Government lesson, 11th graders study the key civil rights legislation passed in 1964 and 1965.
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50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the Brown v. Board of Education case that ended segregation. They role play to re-enact the case and discuss why it was important. They discover its impact on public education.