Great Migration Teacher Resources
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The South, the North and the Great Migration: Blues and Literature
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a complex lesson plan 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. The plan helps young historians develop a deep...
The Great Migration: Comparing and Contrasting Northern Life to Southern Life
6th - 12th
Students research the Great Migration of African-Americans to the North and form an opinion as to whether this migration was beneficial to its participants. They, in groups, research various experiences and debate the topic.
Create a Migrant's Scrapbook from the First Great Migration
10th - 12th
Help young historians personally engage in the stories of African Americans during the Great Migration! Assessing a migration route map, learners create a migrant character's experience, adding details while studying primary sources. A...
How Do Artists Effectively Relate Historic Events?
2nd - 5th
Students explore African American migration. For this black culture and history lesson, students use a map to identify northern and southern states in which African Americans lived in the 1900s. Students observe and describe objects and...
Of Mice and Men: The Symbiotic Relationship Between the Great Depression and the Great Migration
9th - 11th
Students analyze images and art of the Great Depression and Great Migration. In this Of Mice and Men instructional activity, students view images and art from the Great Depression and Great Migration discuss content, composition, and...
World War I - America on the Homefront: The Poster War
10th - 12th
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...