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Textual Analysis Lesson: Segregation: Past or Present?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Are your scholars reading Jerry Spinelli's Maniac Magee? If so, use this textual analysis packet and lesson plan guide to drive deeper thinking about the characters, create personal connections, and apply historical contexts to the text....
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Growing Up in a Segregated Society, 1880s–1930s

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What did segregation look like in the beginning of the 20th century? Middle and high schoolers view images of segregated areas, read passages by Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois, and come to conclusions about how the influence of...
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Jim Crow and Segregation

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research the impact of segregation. For this Jim Crow Laws lesson, 8th graders research the impact of these laws on African Americans. Students work in groups to create posters about what they have learned. Students read...
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Segregation

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students consider the implications of prejudice. In this segregation lesson, students experience a simulation that has school staff favoring students with blue eyes. Students discuss the simulation experience, watch "The Eye of the...
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School Segregation

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Young historians explore monumental events in the history of school segregation in the United States, such as Brown v. Board of Education and the Little Rock Nine. They conclude with an experiential activity by delivering an argument in...
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Race and Voting in the Segregated South

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the history of African American voting rights. In this voting rights lesson, students listen to a lecture on African American voting rights between the years 1890 and 1965. Students respond to discussion questions...
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Rosa Parks

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore the history of civil rights and segregation using. Learners read a story about Rosa Parks by Maryann N. Weidt. Then, they answer a series of questions about this story to practice comprehension skills and delve into the topic of...
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Segregation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore American racial segregation. In this civil rights lesson, students examine a census article about segregation. Students then use the provided analysis sheet to log their impressions of segregation.
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Social Studies: Segregation, Jim Crow Laws, Plessy vs. Ferguson

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students examine the concept of segregation. In this civil rights lesson, students discuss the separate but equal theory as well as the Plessy vs. Ferguson decision. Students also research women of the Civil Rights Movement and Jim Crow...
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Plessy v. Ferguson & the Roots of Segregation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How far in the past do the roots of Jim Crow and segregation extend? Your young historians will closely consider this question using detailed PowerPoint slides as a basis for discussion rather than lecture, and culminating in an activity...
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Segregated America

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars investigate Jim Crow laws. In this segregation lesson, students analyze images that display American segregation. Young scholars use the provided questions to aid them in their evaluation of the images.
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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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The Negro Leagues: The People, Places and Experiences of Black Baseball

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Get out of the classroom and go for a walk, all while teaching students about the Negro baseball leagues of the early and mid-1900s. Based on a Walking Classroom podcast, this instructional activity explores the widespread impact of...
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A “Counter Revolution” in North Carolina

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Individuals read a passage about segregation, as a homework assignment, before coming to class the next day to learn about the Greensboro sit-ins—a landmark event during the civil rights movement. Packed with guiding questions, group...
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The Effects of Segregation And "jim Crow" on Life in Virginia

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study the effects that segregation and the Jim Crow laws had on life in Virginia after reviewing the Reconstruction period. They list the effects that the Jim Crow laws had on the lives of African Americans such as unfair...
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Civil Rights and the 1950s

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a closer look at "one of the most important periods of American social history: the 1950s," as well as the type of society that the civil rights movement would endeavor to change. This engaging video begins by detailing the era of...
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"Jazz is About Collaboration": Jim Crow Laws And Segregation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore development of jazz music in the 1930s by forming imaginary jazz bands which tour several cities in Depression-era America. Jazz band members create imaginary identities for themselves, develop publicity for their tour,...
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The Daily Experience of the Laurel Grove School, 1925

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What was daily life like for those attending segregated schools in 1925? Modern learners fill out a KWHL chart as they explore historical background and primary source documents about the Laurel Grove School in Fairfax County, Virginia....
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The Struggle Against Segregation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use vocabulary related to the history of segregation in the United States. They study about the history of segregation in America and recognize the challenges and prejudice that many African Americans faced in the 1950s....
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Challenging Segregation in Public Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research topics related to segregation in schools in groups. In this segregation lesson, students analyze primary source documents and write an opening argument for Supreme Court cases. Students read and analyze legal cases that...
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What Would You Do? Scenario: Segregation

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Young African American men at the start of World War II faced a dilemma: they could fight the racism of the Nazis but only by enlisting in a racist Army. Scholars consider this situation as they study the life of a man who in 1941 was...
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Rosa Parks: Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Discover the fascinating story of Rosa Parks, including the realities of segregation she was forced to face throughout her life, her monumental role in sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and her continued fight for social justice in...
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Founding of the Laurel Grove School and Other "Colored" Schools in Fairfax County, 1860–1890

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The right to public education was not always so clear in American history. Readers study several primary and secondary source documents, including property deeds, maps, and photographs, about the founding of local schools during the...
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Meeting Mendel

For Students 9th - 12th
Genetics fledglings define genotype and phenotype and then describe Mendel's laws of heredity and segregation. This single-page worksheet is a brief introduction to genetics concepts. You could follow it by teaching how to use Punnett...

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