Students debate the pros and cons of affirmative action. In a small group role play, students act as university admissions officers, making recommendations on admissions policy.
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Chapter Five Worksheet Civil Rights
Finish a unit on equal rights in American history with a 25-question assessment. Focusing on the legal and social history of discrimination in the United States, the instructional activity challenges learners to differentiate between the...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Role of Affirmative Action in the Civil Rights Movement
Students debate Affirmative Action. In this Civil Rights lesson plan students examine the development of affirmative action. Students discuss whether affirmative action is advancing equality and civil rights or not.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Adarand Case: Affirmative Action and Equal Protection
Eleventh graders examine the Adarand case. In this American Government lesson, 11th graders create a list of reasons for each affirmative action program. Students develop a defense on certain issues and present it to the class.
11th Social Studies & History