Racism and the Box
High schoolers examine racism and how it relates to self-deception. They identify the effect of racism on society. They reflect on the lesson plan by writing a paragraph about discrimination and racism.
9th - 12th English Language Arts 7 Views 24 Downloads
Democracy in Action: Freedom Riders
This is a must-have resource for every social studies teacher covering the civil rights movement. Through an engaging video and detailed viewing guide, young historians learn about the Freedom Riders, and discover how everyday...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois
Where to begin? With the vocational education that provides the skills necessary to gain economic security or with a Liberal Arts education? As part of a study of leaders of the civil rights movement, class members compare and contrast...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 12
Relationships between characters generate energy that propels the plot and connects events with a central idea. Track character development and important relationships with a literary analysis lesson focused on an excerpt of H.G....
10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Using High Stakes Testing to Make Students and Schools Accountable for Learning
Students conduct an informal survey about their views on high stakes testing and use basic computation skills to evaluate results as a group. They participate in activities related to high stakes testing and "No Child Left Behind"...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Understanding Justice, Kindness and Tolerance
Ninth graders consider the implications of racism and prejudice. In this character education activity, 9th graders participate in a classroom activity that requires them to consider how self-deception and self-betrayal contribute to racism.
9th Social Studies & History
Recognizing and Combating Segregation in U.S. Schools Today
Learners explore the prevalence of racism and statistical segregation in America's schools. They design a project to investigate how the racial makeup of their school compares to other schools. In addition, they evaluate their design...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History