Segregation Teacher Resources
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Freedom on My Mind: A Marginalized Voice in the Segregated South
9th - 12th
Learners analyze the film, "Freedom on My Mind." They view the film and discuss its points in small groups. They create a fictional southern state reflecting segregation in the 1960's. They present their states to the class.
Lesson Plan: Letter From Birmingham Jail
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What strategies are most effective in changing an unjust law? Class members examine the tactics used in the Birmingham Campaign of 1963 (Project C) to achieve social justice and social transformation. After examining documents that...
African Americans in World War II: Staging a Double V Campaign in the Classroom
9th - 12th
The feelings and attitudes of African-Americans during World War II are examined by high schoolers. After watching various clips from "The War," they answer comprehension questions for each section. In groups, they create their own...
Using High Stakes Testing to Make Students and Schools Accountable for Learning
9th - Higher Ed
Students conduct an informal survey about their views on high stakes testing and use basic computation skills to evaluate results as a group. They participate in activities related to high stakes testing and "No Child Left Behind"...
The Power of Nonviolence: Rosa Parks: A Quest for Equal Protection Under the Law
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Teach young historians about the historical legacy of Rosa Parks with a multi-faceted lesson plan. Pupils follow stations and use journals to explore prominent events, analyze primary resource documents, and engage in interesting...