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 featuring primary...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
Jim Crow Laws and The American South
Young scholars explore how Jim Crow laws affected the lives of people living in the south during pre and post-Civil Rights. Using a various research methods, students research various aspects of the Jim Crow south and complete a graphic...
5th - 8th 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
Cultural Impact of Jim Crow Laws and Civil Rights Movement
Students compare the cultural customs of people from European descent and African Americans between 1900 and 1940. Next students listen to interviews about life during the time of Jim Crow laws, and determine how life might be different...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History