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152 resources with the concept jim crow laws

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Martin Luther King Jr.

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders recognize the chronology of Martin Luther King's life and have an understanding of the Jim Crow laws. They become familiar with the speech "I Have a Dream."
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Making Democracy Work for Everyone, 1877-1904

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students investigate the culture of the post Reconstruction South. They participate in a jigsaw research activity, conduct Internet research on an assigned topic, and write a report to present to the class.
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Reconstruction: "Healing Wounds, Mending Fences"

For Teachers 5th
Students examine material on the Civil War Era to develop an understanding of the major issues that were resolved. This six lessons unit provides a closer glimpse into our nation's political and ethical history.
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Writing About Race

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore racial discrimination focusing on Jim Crow laws. They read an excerpt from Richard Wright's autobiography and discuss how viewing the subject from the his point of view affects their opinions.
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Realizing the Dream: Lesson 6

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research the Jim Crow Laws in the computer lab and continue their research on a black person in history by using the research outline. In this research lesson plan, 6th graders also identify fiction and non fiction books.
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Understanding Jim Crow Laws

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this civil rights lesson, student determine the meaning and origination of Jim Crow laws. Students discuss the implications of the laws...
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Amazing Grace

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars study the meaning of the term 'Jim Crow'. They examine how this term originated, when it was used, and how it served its purpose? They read two short biographies of Maya Angelou and James Comer discover that both...
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Zora Neale Hurston:Fighting Jim Crow through the All-Black Community

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils explain the importance of equality of opportunity and equal protection of the law as a characteristic of American society and evaluate the validity and credibility of different historical interpretations.