W.E.B. Du Bois and the 1900 Paris Exposition
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Learners read and view images of the Du Bois collection. They generate captions from photos taken in class to create a mounted presentation.
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Black America: Early 20th Century Urban Migrationand Civil Rights Initiatives
Students examine Civil Rights Initiatives. In this Civil Rights Movement lesson, students research the answers to questions regarding the Atlanta Compromise, the Niagara Declaration and Back to Africa. Students also investigate the...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Two Different African-American Visions: W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington
The strategies civil rights activists Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois proposed for blacks to achieve racial progress is the focus of an activity in which class groups identify the strategies as well as the benefits and drawbacks...
10th - 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
An Introduction to W.E.B Du Bois' The Souls of Black Folk
Introduce your class to the ideas of W.E.B. Du Bois with a short video that presents the key ideas in the essays collected in The Souls of Black Folk. Published in 1903, it details the early civil rights leader's ideas about the...
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Three Visions for African Americans
Students consider the plight of African Americans in post-Reconstruction America. In this African American history lesson, students discover the visions of African American leaders Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Marcus...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Growing Up in a Segregated Society, 1880s–1930s
What did segregation look like in the beginning of the 20th century? Middle and high schoolers view images of segregated areas, read passages by Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois, and come to conclusions about how the influence of...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. DuBois: The Problem of Negro Leadership
Learners focus on the problem of African American leadership throughout American history. In groups, they research the life and works of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois and how they worked to promote the need for African American...
10th - 12th English Language Arts