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EngageNY Grade 11 ELA: Module 2, Unit 1

For Teachers 11th Standards
The texts in Module 2 in the ELA series explore the effects of prejudice and oppression. The 26 lessons in Unit 1 asks students to analyze W.E.B. Du Bois's "Of Our Spiritual Strivings" and Booker T. Washington's "Atlanta Compromise...
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Booker T. Washington: Orator, Teacher, and Advisor

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Imagine teaching yourself to read and write—do you think you could do it? Scholars analyze how Booker T. Washington went from a slave learning to read to a leading educator in the United States. Using video clips, speeches, and primary...
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Booker T. Washington: Up From Slavery

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Read Booker T. Washington's inspiring story about arriving at his name with a short reading passage from his autobiography, Up From Slavery. After class members read the excerpt, they answer two reading comprehension questions about the...
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Reading and Writing for Understanding: Booker T. and Langston Hughes

For Teachers K - 5th
Explore famous Americans by viewing a slide-show presentation and reading their works. Learners view images of poetry by Langston Hughes and famous writings by Booker T. Washington. They read the book More Than Anything Else, and...
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Two Different African-American Visions: W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
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...
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Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
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...
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Every Day Edit - Booker T. Washington

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this everyday editing instructional activity, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about Booker T. Washington. The errors range from capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and grammar.
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W.E.B. DuBois, Booker T. Washington, and Jim Crow

For Teachers 6th - 11th Standards
Class members use the think-pair-share strategy to compare the views of W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington and to consider how each man's backgrounds influenced his philosophy.
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Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. DuBois: The Problem of Negro Leadership

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students 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...
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Vocabulary: More Than Anything Else

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Here's a vocabulary worksheet to accompany Marie Bradby and Chris K. Soentpiet's book More Than Anything Else -- based on Booker T. Washington's childhood quest to learn to read. Your readers match the six words in a word bank with their...
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Growing Up in a Segregated Society, 1880s–1930s

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Booker Washington- Mini Biography

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Slave, educator, orator, philosopher. Booker T. Washington is the subject of a mini-biography that provides an overview of the life and achievements of this remarkable man.
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Strategizing for Freedom

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, Marcus Garvey, and A. Philip Randolph developed different views on how to advancing Civil Rights for African-Americans. Class members research these famous figures and their strategies before...
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The Roots of The Modern Day African Americans And The Suggested Motivation For A Bright Future (Actual Experiences of Booker T. Washington, Frederick Douglass And Joseph Sengbe (Cinque))

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the roots of African American pride and accomplishments. Individually, they are assigned an African country for them to research. In groups, they discover the life and works of Frederick Douglass, Booker T....
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The Leadership and Impact of Booker T. Washington

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore the life and leadership of Booker T. Washington. In this Booker T. Washington lesson, 12th graders examine images of Washington, listen to audio of his voice, and his most famous speech. Students wrote responses...
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George Washington Carver: Scientist, Inventor, and Teacher

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Using video clips along with primary and secondary documents, scholars analyze the life of George Washington Carver, one of America's best scientists and inventors. Class members then create music, posters, and skits about this amazing...
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Three Visions for African Americans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Fighting for Democracy

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students reflect on what life was like in the 1800's for Native Americans.  In this U.S. History lesson, students work in small groups to complete numerous activities that reflect on the role of Booker T. Washington and DuBois in African...
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Dubois and Washington Venn Diagram

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students compare and contrast the visions of W.E.B. Dubois and Booker T. Washington. In this African American history lesson, students read biographies about both men and create a Venn diagram about the men.
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Martin Puryear's Ladder for Booker T. Washington

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the art of Martin Puryear. In this visual arts instructional activity, students analyze the sculpture "Ladder for Booker T. Washington". Students consider how the sculpture reflects the life and contributions of Booker...
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Wishes Dreams & Goals: Lesson 10

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders prepare a character interview. In this peer editing lesson students choose a character from the book The Wish Giver to be in a character interview. Students prepare questions and ready themselves to answer questions from...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 18

For Teachers 11th Standards
America's success depends on everyone. Scholars take a close look at the first two paragraphs of Booker T. Washington’s "Atlanta Compromise" speech. They work in groups to answer questions and discuss Washington's point of view of...
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The Postbellum Period and Freemen

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students become familiar with the ways slaves reacted to educating themselves.  In this postbellum and freeman instructional activity, students complete readings from chapters in the book Up From Slavery.  Students write about the...
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Jim Crow

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Who was Jim Crow? How did state and local governments restrict the freedoms and rights of African Americans? As you hold up a series of documents illustrating racial discrimination, your class members will identify rights that were...

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