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Malcolm X: Make It Plain, Part I

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Malcolm X was a complicated man that few in white America understood. After sharing what they know or think they know about this civil rights leader, about nationalism and Black Nationalism, class members view a two-part documentary...
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Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X: A Common Solution?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Much has been made of the differences between Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. But was there any common ground between them? Class members reconsider what they think they know about these two civil rights leaders with biographical...
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Malcolm X: Minister and Civil Rights Activist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Any study of the leaders of the Civil Rights Movement would be incomplete without an examination of the life of Malcolm X. Class members view a short biographical video and analyze primary source documents to gain an understanding of the...
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Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X: A Common Solution?: Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the ideological and political development of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X through primary source documents. They identify the various personal, social, and political factors that influenced Martin Luther King,...
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Malcolm X: Make It Plain, Part II

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Track the transformation of Malcolm Little into Malcolm X and then into El Jajj Malik El-Shabazz with the second part of Make it Plain, a documentary on the famous civil rights activist. Viewers consider not only how events shaped and...
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Black Separatism or the Beloved Community? Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this African American history activity, students compare and contrast the tactics employed by Malcolm X and Martin...
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Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X Talk It Out

For Teachers 9th - 12th
To demonstrate their understanding of the differences in the philosophies of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X class members read short biographies of the two famous civil rights leaders, analyze statements made by both men, and then...
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Martin Luther King and Malcom X on Violence and Integration

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Dr. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X were contemporaries. Both were gifted orators, both were preachers, both were leaders during the Civil Rights era, both were assassinated. But the two had very different views on violence and...
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A Journalist’s Report: The Better Vision for Black Americans

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After reading a series of primary source documents detailing the teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X, class members craft newspaper columns assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each man's vision, and present their...
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Human Rights And Civil Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While he may not be as well known as civil rights activists such as Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. Martin Luther King, or Malcolm X, Ralph Bunche's contributions certainly made him a leader in the struggle for civil rights in the United States and...
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Making Change: Revolutionary Tactics of the Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
The film American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs introduces viewers to the differing philosophies of and strategies employed by 1960s civil rights leaders such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. and the debate over...
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American Voices and Their Audiences

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Those new to teaching an AP level language and composition prep course and seasoned veterans will find much to treasure in a unit that is designed to help young language scholars develop the skills they need to analyze the language...
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Reconsidering Malcolm X

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze the strategies and speeches of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.
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EngageNY Grade 12 ELA: Module 1, Unit 1: "I'm for truth, no matter who tells it."

For Teachers 12th Standards
Engaging narratives blend the forms of expository writing with the tropes of creative writing. Introduce class members to narrative writing techniques with a 28-lesson unit that not only uses The Autobiography of Malcolm X as a model of...
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City Desk with Malcolm X

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers view a film about civil rights and the role Malcolm X played in the civil rights movement. They create a timeling about the events that occured from segregation to integration. They discuss discrimination as well.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 16

For Teachers 12th Standards
Class members discuss Chapter 13 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X and use evidence from their character development worksheet to support an analysis of how Malcolm X, and attitudes toward him and his teachings, are changing.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 3

For Teachers 12th Standards
Using questions they developed, class groups discuss chapter 2 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, focusing on the individuals and events Malcolm X feels contributed to the development of his character.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 26

For Teachers 12th Standards
Readers use their annotations and questions about chapter 19 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X to guide their discussion of the final chapter of the text.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 11

For Teachers 12th Standards
Chapter 10 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X introduces readers to the teachings of Elijah Muhammad. Discussion questions focusing on syntax and diction draw attention to how Malcolm X's point of view of Mr. Muhammad changes.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 5

For Teachers 12th Standards
Zoot suits, the Lindy hop, and conks. Readers carefully examine the rhetoric of chapter 4 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, analyze the effectiveness of using slang to develop a narrative, and consider how they might incorporate Haley's...
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Great Speakers of the 20th Century

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Analyze visual texts and describe, in writing, what makes them persuasive. Middle schoolers identify the use of persuasive appeals in formal speech writing, and analyze famous speeches from the 20th century. Use these speeches to focus...

Marcus Garvey

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewMarcus Garvey: a leader of African-American independence and freedom, or a polarizing figure? Using primary sources from Garvey, Malcolm X, J. Edgar Hoover, and a textbook excerpt, pupils explore the controversial legacy of Garvey....
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The Autobiography of Malcolm Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about The Autobiography of Malcolm X. Students may check some of their answers online.
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What’s in a Name? Understanding Malcolm X

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars study the life of Malcolm X. For this autobiography lesson, students read The Autobiography of Malcolm X, investigate and evaluate the time period of his life, and write an essay based on their reflections pertaining to...

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