We found 166 reviewed resources for desegregation
Exploring The Promise of Brown V. Board of Education 50 Years Later
9th - 10th
Students read and analyze Justice Felix Frankfurter's 1955 Draft Decree to enforce "Brown" to explore the significance of the phrase, "with all deliberate speed." students examine photos and timelines and discuss barriers that existed.
African American History: Lunch Counter Closed
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Young historians investigate and evaluate the effectiveness of the strategies the Civil Rights Movement used to end segregation in the United States. After watching an video interview with Carl Matthews and Bill Stevens who participated...
Understanding JFK's Presidency through his Speeches
8th - 12th
Students reflect and discuss the major events that happened in the United States in the 1950's and 1960's. In this U.S. History lesson, students read and analyze the famous speeches during this time frame, then complete a worksheet that...
Mountain Dialect -- Reading Between the Spoken Lines
8th CCSS: Designed
This activity is intended to follow-up or reinforce concepts learned relating to the Great Depression, antebellum period, and the turn of the twentieth century. Learners conduct research and read about North Carolina during one of the...
African Americans in California’s Heartland – The Civil Rights Era
11th CCSS: Adaptable
Events related to the Civil Rights Movement in Sacramento, California during the 1960s offer class members an opportunity to compare the nonviolent resistance approach favored by Dr. Martin Luther King and the NAACP with those of the...