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The Great Migration
Learners research the migration of African Americans from the South.
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Migration: An African American Adventure
Learners read the book, The Great Migration by National Geographic, then complete this set of related worksheets. They review vocabulary, complete five short answer questions, discuss push and pull factors for the migration, then write a...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
World War I - America on the Homefront: The Poster War
American propaganda shaped the perspective of many citizens during WWI. Here is an amazing presentation full of dozens of war-time poster examples and facts about what those posters were promoting. This would be a great discussion...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Great Migration: Pushed By The South, Pulled By The North
Young scholars identify key features of the Great Migration. They explain the concepts of push and pull factors for migration. They create an art project which shows an understanding of the push and pull factors.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series: Removing the Mask
Describe, analyze, compare and contrast poets from the Harlem Renaissance. Critical thinkers analyze the imagery, characterization, tone, symbolism, and historical context of Jacob Lawrence, Helene Johnson, and Paul Laurence Dunbar. A...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
The South, the North and the Great Migration: Blues and Literature
Here is a complex lesson that interweaves the history of the Jim Crow South and the Great Migration with the study of poetry, art, and blues music from the Harlem Renaissance. This plan helps young historians develop a deep understanding...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Great Migration Internet Research
Students use maps, narratives and the Internet to research the Great Migration. They investigate the circumstances which led to the migration, notable individuals who made advances for African-Americans and the legacy of this movement.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History