Moments in the Lives of Engaged Citizens Who Fought Jim Crow

Individuals can make a difference. That's the big idea in this lesson that investigates individuals who fought the Jim Crow laws. Class members research an activist, create a living museum display, and teach the class about the role their citizen played in fighting Jim Crow laws.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Take pictures of each display and post on a museum mural
Classroom Considerations

  • The richly detailed plan includes worksheets, exercises, primary source documents and links to related materials
Pros

  • The 13-page packet includes a richly detailed, carefully scaffolded plan
Cons

  • No list of activists is included
Common Core