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Civil Rights in America

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders visit the Smithsonian and are shown different exhibits. They are to make their own drawing about one of the exhibits and write about the experience.
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The Problem with Profiling

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the issue of racial profiling and post their conclusions to a youth message board. They research the issue of racial profiling and post their thoughts to a message board.
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The Happy Game: Famous African Americans

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Ten questions about famous African-Americans are presented in this interactive presentation. If a question is answered correctly, "Happy," the smiley face, is happy; if it is answered incorrectly, he is sad and sick. "Happy" will keep...
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Travel Through Time

For Teachers 11th
There are arguments on both sides of history about the ways various Supreme Court decisions have affected the daily lives, rights, and liberties of the African-American population. Eleventh graders explore and identify the challenges...
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Guided Reading: African-Americans in the Thirteen Colonies

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Using the nonfiction book African Americans in the Thirteen Colonies, learners read segments about the origin and perpetuation of slavery in the colonies. Reading comprehension is assessed as the class discusses the text, and explores...
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Dominion of War: With Liberty and Justice (not) for All

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils investigate the Revolutionary War by viewing PowerPoint presentations. They analyze photographs from a slide show and discuss why African Americans were treated differently during the Revolutionary War. They also complete a...
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The Harlem Renaissance Births a Black Culture

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the men and women who were a part of the Harlem Renaissance. Individually, they recreate their favorite pieces of art from the time period and create their own original works after reading poem from the movement. In...
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Rosa Parks Changed the Rules

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners complete a diagram of the Montgomery bus that carried Rosa Parks into the history books. They read about Rosa Park's contributions to the Civil Rights movement. They role play Rosa Park's refusal to move to the back of the bus.
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Lesson 3/3 - Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"With his ebony hands on each ivory key, he made that poor piano moan with melody." Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, James Weldon Johnson and other greats from the Harlem Renaissance are introduced in this PowerPoint-style presentation.
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Fifth Grade Social Studies

For Students 5th
In this social studies worksheet, 5th graders answer multiple choice questions about Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, and African Americans. Students complete 4 questions.
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Know Your Rights

For Teachers 5th - 9th
A reading of I've Seen the Promised Land begins an exploration of the importance of freedom of speech and assembly. Groups discuss how these freedoms helped gain civil rights for African-Americans and then class members create an...
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Outstanding African Americans Activity

For Students 5th - 10th
Challenge historians to investigate influential African-Americans through this online research activity. Learners undertake this task using online links, some of which require investigative searching. Print the worksheet out first, so...
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African American Art in the Twentieth Century

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Pupils create a poster and paper describing the importance of African American History Week after a visit to the Phillips Collection in Washington DC.
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John Jones and the Fight to Repeal the Black Laws

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine the role of John Jones and his fight to repeal the Black Laws of Illinois. Using the text of the law, they explore his reasoning for repealing the laws and the arguments he used to support his beliefs. They draw their...
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African American Life in the Nineteenth Century

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read about the life and work of John and Mary Jones. Using primary source documents, they draw conclusions about their role in the abolistionist movement. They also examine artifacts from their lives and analyze their portrait...
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That's So Raven: True Colors

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study the contributions of African Americans and place these figures on a timeline. They examine the Civil Rights Acts and how it came to be using a Disney Cable in the Classroom lesson.
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Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series: Removing the Mask

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Describe, analyze, compare and contrast poets from the Harlem Renaissance. Critical thinkers analyze the imagery, characterization, tone, symbolism, and historical context of  Jacob Lawrence, Helene Johnson, and Paul Laurence Dunbar. A...
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Famous African Americans

For Teachers 3rd
What makes a person famous? In order to learn more about notable African Americans students will conduct Internet research to collect data on a chosen African American leader. They will use their findings to create a bio-cube where each...
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Desegregation of Schools

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore ways African American students were discriminated against in the 1960's. For this United States History lesson, students read three famous poems on the Civil Rights Movement then write their own poem.
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African Americans after the Civil War

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the events of Reconstruction after the Civil War.  In this US History lesson, students complete several activities and worksheets that reinforce challenges and social upheaval experienced in the South after the Civil War.
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Growing Like Dr. King

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore American History by reading biographical material. In this civil rights lesson, students read information about Martin Luther King Jr. and his successful demonstrations which led to equal rights for African Americans....
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Fighting for Democracy

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students reflect on what life was like in the 1800's for Native Americans.  In this U.S. History activity, students work in small groups to complete numerous activities that reflect on the role of Booker T. Washington and DuBois in...
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Ohio Dreamers:Important Ethnic and Religious Settlements in Early Statehood

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the multicultural influence on Ohio history. In this multicultural United States history activity, students listen to the poem "If You're a Dreamer" by Shel Silverstein and share personal dreams. Students work in groups...
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Traveling Southern Style: A Lesson on the Jim Crow Laws

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders create a poster of a travel route. In this discrimination lesson, 3rd graders read The Gold Cadillac and use it to discuss the problems African Americans faced while traveling south in the 1950's. Students compare three...