We found 104 reviewed resources for desegregation of schools
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,...
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...
Using Data to Determine the Location of the Stiffest Opposition to School Desegregation in the 1970's
9th - 12th
Students analyze historical data. In this school desegregation lesson, students make predictions about opposition to desegregation, examine the provided desegregation data, and determine if their predictions were correct.
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...
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...
Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage, Grades K-2
K - 2nd CCSS: Designed
A civil rights movement lesson plan designed specifically with the Common Core State Standards in mind, young learners are introduced to the story of Ruby Bridges as the first African American child to attend an all-white elementary...
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, 8th graders interview citizens who remember desegregation efforts in the state. Students share and analyze their findings by creating an...