Tulsa Race Riots

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How did the 1921 riots in Tulsa start? Pupils read information about the riots that occurred in Tulsa. Following the reading, they answer multiple-choice questions and guided reading questions to help them along the way.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Flip the class by assigning the reading portion as homework
  • Differentiate for English learners by allowing them to work with a partner
  • Compare the events in the Drexel Building elevator, and the provocation that started the riots, with modern riots after a killing occurs
Classroom Considerations

  • Includes some sensitive topics

  • Reading provides detailed direct instruction with useful and relevant information
  • Includes an answer key

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