Segregation - The Jim Crow Law
In this segregation learning exercise, students read about the Jim Crow Laws and the effects they had on African Americans. Students learn about inequality during this time period.
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Jim Crow and the Fight for Civil Rights
The history of voting rights in America has always been rocky, especially in the time period after the Civil War. Learn about the ways that Jim Crow laws affected the voting rights of African Americans with a lesson plan featuring...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
Use the historical account of Claudette Colvin to study civil rights and connect past injustices to modern issues. As learners read, they examine chapter titles, record quotes, and participate in discussion. Next, they research active...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
West Virginia Civil Rights and Jim Crow Laws
Students discover the significance of Jim Crow laws. In this West Virginia history lesson, students research Internet and print sources in order to respond to questions on a worksheet titled, "The Fight for Civil Rights: Jim Crow Laws in...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Willie Rudd and Jim Crow
Students examine the experiences of Americans during the Jim Crow era, and listen to and discuss the book Dear Willie Rudd by Libba Moore Gray. They define discrimination and segregation, answer story comprehension questions, and write a...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
"Jazz is About Collaboration": Jim Crow Laws And Segregation
Students explore development of jazz music in the 1930s by forming imaginary jazz bands which tour several cities in Depression-era America. Jazz band members create imaginary identities for themselves, develop publicity for their tour,...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts