African-Americans in the American West

Students explore the westward movement of African Americans. In this social studies lesson, students view PBS specials on the westward movement, discuss them, then work in collaborative groups to research a subtopic of the movement. After completing the research, each group will create accompanying documents from the time period, then graph and analyze population figures of the time period.

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Grade
8th - 10th
Subjects
United States History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
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Research
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