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29 resources with the keyterm desegregation

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The Past Half Century: Achieving Equality

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students analyze reactions to the Brown vs. Education decision of 1954. In this segregation lesson, student look at the actions that were taken in the education world as a result of the Brown decision. They watch a CD, examine political...
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In the Courts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore desegregation in the courts. In this civil rights lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on Supreme Court cases Brown v. Board of Education and Plessy v. Ferguson. Learners examine the cases and...
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The Impact of the Civil Rights Movement

For Students 8th - 12th
Deepen understanding of the Civil Rights Movement with this collection of primary documents. This resource contains 22 video transcripts about desegregation, voting rights, black power, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and more. You might...
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Jazz Music and the Crisis Over School Desegregation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers will learn to appreciate the civil rights movement with a focus on Little Rock, Arkansas. They will also acknowledge Louis Armstrong's unparalleled contributions to American music.
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Integration of Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the history of Civil Rights and how the struggle for Civil Rights and the Second Reconstruction, transformed society and politics in the United States in the 1950s. Then they identify why American Schools are integrated...
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James Meredith and Ole Miss

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"Americans are free to disagree with the law, but not to disobey it." Mobs were rampant on the campus of Ole Miss during the years of desegregation, or integration, and Kennedy attempted to discourage any mobs and riots while the first...
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Exploring the Heroes of Social Justice Movements

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore social justice, the civil rights movement, and everyday heroes. They view video clips, learn about James Armstrong: The Barber of Birmingham, and create their own hero wall. They present their walls to the class and...
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Trouble in Little Rock: The Desegregation of Central High School

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers study one aspect of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States; the battle over desegregating the public schools. They study the desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas by producing a newspaper,...
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Lesson Plan on School Integration in Boston And Nantucket

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners 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.
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The Children's March

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students watch the film, The Children's March. In this civil rights lesson, students view a video on the Civil Rights Movement in Montgomery Alabama. Students then complete a worksheet that will prompt a classroom discussion about the...
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Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore desegregation as it occurred at various stages in United States history. They specifically chronicle the role of South Carolina in the desegregation case of Brown v. Board of Education.
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Racial Inequality: Remnants of a Troubled Time

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students watch the Discovery program "Racial Inequality: Remnants of a Troubled Time" then examine the ratification of the 14th Amendment and the Plessy v. Ferguson decision. They research one of three events that tested Brown v. Board...
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Civil Rights

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine various perspectives of the Civil Rights Movement. In this American history lesson, students view several kinds of primary sources including political cartoons, news articles and music to explore different perspectives...
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Remember: The Journey to School Integration

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students explore equality by reading a classic Civil Rights story. In this desegregation lesson, students read the book Remember: The Journey to School Integration by Toni Morrison while discussing the Civil Rights Movement. Students...
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Case Study: Boston School Desegregation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore a case study about desegregation in the 1970's.  In this history lesson plan, students develop ideas after watching a video clip about school desegregation.  After they develop and discuss their ideas from the video,...
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Breaking Barriers with Melba Pattillo

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students investigate the Civil Rights movement through researching Melba Patillo.  In this equality lesson, students discover the cause and effect behind the Civil Rights movement and the desegregation of public schools.  Students read...
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Remembering Jackie Robinson

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students create a list of famous African Americans, then read a news article about Jackie Robinson. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news...
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Desegregation and the Courts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate Judge Garrity's ruling in the Boston bussing dilemma. In this desegregation instructional activity, students view segments of "Eyes on the Prize" and examine the role that courts played in desegreration. High...
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Desegregating Public Schools: Integrated vs. Neighborhood Schools

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine the desegregation of schools. In this Civil Rights lesson, 2nd graders analyze a website and review the data on that website. Students write an essay that emphasizes their arguments for these cases. 
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What Effect Does A Communities Attitudes/Values/And Beliefs Effect Student Behavior And Influence Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how race relations effect the kinds and amount of educational resources individual schools receive within a school district.
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New Kent School and the George W. Watkins School:

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research the U.S. Supreme Court case that forced the integration of public schools and meet the individuals who experienced segregation, fought to dismantle the institution, and integrated the public school system of New...
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Martin Luther King Jr. Who Is He?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students describe MLk's leadership of the desegregation movement. Students discuss the meaning of non-violent revolution. Students identify the difference between their lives and those ofcitizens in 1963. Students write a short essay...
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Gov. Reubin Askew's Stand on Busing And Integration in Florida Schools

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research a straw vote placed on a Florida ballet in 1972 that asked if voters were in favor of prohibiting forced busing to further desegregation. They read primary documents, complete a worksheet and participate in class...
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An Introduction to the Central High Crisis

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students identify key events and participants in the Central High Crisis