Freedmen & Jim Crow
In this United States history activity, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the African American experience following the Civil War. A short answer question is included as well.
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Study Guide: The Reconstruction
Test prep has never been so easy. Your class will answer each of the 37 study questions in order to get an A on the upcoming test on the Reconstruction era. There are four vocabulary words, 12 major events, six important people, two...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Against All Odds: The African American Founding of Princeville, NC
Princeville, NC, the oldest town in the United States incorporated entirely by African Americans, is the focus of a 31-page packet that not only traces the history of the town, but also examines the challenges that city has faced over...
8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Albion Tourgée & the Fight for Civil Rights
Who was Albion Tourgee? To find out about this amazing man, class groups participate in a jigsaw activity in which they become experts on a particular period during Tourgée’s life and then share what they have learned with a second...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Civil Rights through Photographs
Students examine why racial tensions continued after laws were put into place to try and create equal treatment. In this two part Civil Rights lesson, students explored the causes of the movement through photography and a PowerPoint...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
New Review Reconstruction
Your historians will learn about Reconstruction and the Plessy vs. Ferguson case by reading excerpts from the court ruling and looking at a few primary source images. The activity culminates with individuals writing a paragraph about how...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable