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179 reviewed resources for brown v. board of education

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Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You walk each day over 20 blocks to school as a 9-year old because the color of your skin does not allow you to attend a school in your own neighborhood. Scholars use the 1954 Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education to investigate...
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Brown vs. Board of Education

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did education play into the civil rights movement? The second lesson of a 10-part series explains the Brown vs. Board of Education court case. It helps viewers examine and analyze, via rationale from the video clip, how segregation...
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Getting to the Heart of Brown v. Board of Education

For Students 8th - 11th
You've heard it before, "The best way to develop vocabulary is to study it in context." Use this worksheet to help learners use context clues to identify unknown words. The reading selection is broken into five chunks, and it focuses on...
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Documents Related to Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students research and discuss the case of Brown v. Board of Education by reviewing documents associated with the case.
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Brown v. Board: Five Communities That Changes America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the court cases of Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education, and the role of the NAACP. They conduct research, write a report, and research the history of their local public schools.
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Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the importance of the Brown v. Board of Education case that ended segregation. As a class, they discuss how each of them would respond in different scenerios if they were a young African-American. They also...
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Separate is Not Equal: Brown vs. Board of Education

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Brown vs. Board of Education was a landmark case, but what other cases were influenced by its decision? By researching 1 of 14 civil rights legislative events, scholars follow this court case through recent events. Keeping in mind 6...
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President Eisenhower and Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this segregation lesson, students compare and contrast educational facilities for whites and blacks in the 1950's. Students also...
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Plessy v. Ferguson

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students study the cases of Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education to learn about separate but equal laws. In this law study instructional activity, students read the explanation of the Plessy case,study political cartoons,...
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Brown v. Board: Where are We Now?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore  the concept of resegregation. In this civil rights instructional activity, students research the impact of the Brown v. Board of Education ruling in their community. Students define and research resegregation.
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Brown vs. Board of Education Topeka, Kansas: The Beginning of an Era

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Learners discuss what they already know about the Supreme Court case, Brown vs. Board of Education. They have two duties: to study one side of the argument, and to develop a response to each point of that side's argument which would be...
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What Has Brown Done for You?

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners review the facts of the court case Brown v. Board of Education. Next, they research recent court cases that uphold contrasting views on the landmark decision. They write opinions about these recent court cases from a 1954...
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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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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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Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Learners are given an overview of the Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson, the tenets of the Fourteenth Amendment, and the rejection of the "separate but equal" doctrine by Brown v. Board of Education with this worksheet.
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Brown v. Board

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate Brown versus Board of Education. They read and discuss a handout, discuss vocabulary terms, and in small groups create a brochure, bookmark, puzzle, and a short skit.
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In the Courts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore desegregation in the courts. In this civil rights instructional activity, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on Supreme Court cases Brown v. Board of Education and Plessy v. Ferguson. Students examine...
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Voices of the Struggle: The Continual Struggle for Equality

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of the Civil Rights Movement from 1868 to the present, class members examine first person narratives, the Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, and other significant events in civil rights history. They then...
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Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine school segregation and equal protection laws. For this Supreme Court lesson, students examine primary documents from Brown v. Board of Education and discuss the implications of the decision.
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Development of Federal Civil Rights Acts : 1950's - Present

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars use the Internet to research one of five cases associated with Brown v. Board of Education and then join a group with people who researched the other four.
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Documents Related to Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze photographs taken at schools during the Civil Rights Movement. They take a few minutes to examine a photograph, and write down everything they saw in the photograph. After a few minutes, students share their findings.
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Teaching With Documents: Order of Argument in the Case, Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Pupils 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 in...
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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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Thurgood Marshall Makes a Difference

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students find information about the life and legal career of Thurgood Marshall, including the NAACP and its causes. They comprehend the issues and context of the Brown v. Board of Education case that Marshall argued before the U.S....