We found 370 reviewed resources for desegregation
Civil Rights Historical Investigations
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The murder of Emmett Till, the Selma to Montgomery march, and the desegregation of Boston schools are the focus of three units that ask class members to investigate why these events were so key in the struggle for civil rights. Groups...
Trouble in Little Rock: The Desegregation of Central High School
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,...
Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage, Grades 3-5
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Through character trait graphic organizers, a vocabulary sorting activity, class discussion, and a civil rights movement slide show, your young historians will be introduced to the amazing story of Ruby Bridges and her experiences as the...
Executive Order 9981: Truman Desegregates the Armed Forces
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
To most modern Americans, the idea that many aspects of society were once segregated is astonishing. Explore Truman's decision to desegregate the armed forces with your high schoolers. The first two days of this three-day plan are spent...
A Record of School Desegregation: Conduct Your Own Oral History Project
Eighth graders explore the impact of school desegregation. In this North Carolina history lesson plan, 8th graders interview citizens who remember desegregation efforts in the state. Students share and analyze their findings by creating...
Using Data to Determine the Location of the Stiffest Opposition to School Desegregation in the 1970's
9th - 12th
Young scholars analyze historical data. In this school desegregation instructional activity, students make predictions about opposition to desegregation, examine the provided desegregation data, and determine if their predictions were...
The Impact of the Civil Rights Movement on American Policies, Laws and Procedures
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Was the Civil Rights Movement from 1954-1972 a success or a failure? Class members examine a series of primary source materials from video clips, to protest songs, from events like the Montgomery Bus Boycott to Supreme Court cases.
Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage, Grades 6-8
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Designed for a plethora of Common Core standards, your young historians will learn about the story of Ruby Bridges and the civil rights movement through expository and persuasive writing activities, as well as by viewing and analyzing an...
Dueling Telegrams: 1963 Verbal Power Play Between Wallace and JFK
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Information, inferences, and innuendos. Text and subtext. Class members examine telegrams exchanged between President John F. Kennedy and Alabama Governor George Wallace, studying both what is stated and what is implied by the diction...
The History of African-American Children: A Guide for Teaching Black History at the Elementary School Level
3rd - 5th
How do you introduce the topic of slavery to your youngest learners? The Sneetches, by Dr. Suess, is a great introduction to the idea of being different. Read the story to your class, and discuss desegregation in public buildings. This...