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Teaching 'The New Jim Crow'

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow is the anchor text in a 10-lesson unit that looks at some of the issues of race and justice in American society and how issues have changed over time. High schoolers look at the history of race and...
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Reconstruction: America After the Civil War

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Excerpts from Reconstruction: America After the Civil War, Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s documentary series provide young historians with insight into the struggles the country faced in the years after the Civil war. Viewers learn about the...
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African American Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 7th - 12th
An excellent resource defines the African-American Civil Rights Movement from the early 1900s through the legacy left in modern times. Every major date, event, and key player is described under clear overarching categories. The NAACP,...
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Lesson 2: NAACP's Anti-Lynching Campaign in the 1930's

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the anti-lynching campaign sponsored by the NAACP in the 1930's. In this social justice lesson, students study the history of the anti-lynching campaign and determine why it was not successful. Students conduct research...
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Teaching American History: Civil Rights in Film: Part 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Did you know that Rosa Parks was the secretary for the NAACP? Her famous refusal to give up her bus seat was actually a premeditated act designed by the NAACP to draw light the growing civil rights movement. In part two, professor Melani...
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Thurgood Marshall Makes a Difference

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners find information about the life and legal career of Thurgood Marshall, including the NAACP and its causes. They comprehend the issues and context of the Brown v. Board of Education case that Marshall argued before the U.S....
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NAACP’s Anti-Lynching Campaign in the 1920s

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate the anti-lynching campaign of the NAACP in the 1920's. In this human rights lesson, students prepare for and participate in a simulated debate of the Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill that was presented to Congress.
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Birth of a Nation, the NAACP, and the Balancing of Rights

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze primary sources.  In this US History lesson plan, 11th graders interpret written information.  Students evaluate arguments and draw conclusions.  Students develop and defend a position. 
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Brown v. Board: Five Communities That Changes America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the court cases of Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education, and the role of the NAACP. They conduct research, write a report, and research the history of their local public schools.
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The Southern Freedom Movement: A Case study of how Social Movements Happen

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There are countless civil rights resources, but this one really stands out. Social movements as they relate to human or civil rights are completely discussed in the context of the Southern Freedom Movement. Slides contain connected or...
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Little Rock Nine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A compelling account of the Little Rock Nine, the first nine students to attend a desegregated school in Arkansas. Stills and video clips illustrate the tumultuous first year at Little Rock High School. Use this video to stir discussion...
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US Civil Rights Movement: Beginnings through the 60s

For Teachers 8th - 11th
A real find for a U.S. History teacher, this presentation could supplement many class sessions about the Civil Rights Movement. Pictures of events, major figures, and "Whites Only" signs are striking and effective for even your most...
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Civil Rights Movement Event Cards

For Students 8th - 11th
An excellent tool for organizing information, these cards contain information about different events in the Civil Rights Movement. Students can work individually or as a group to read their given passages. Once they have finished...
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Chapter 28: Red Flags and Velvet Revolutions: The End of the Cold War, 1960-1990

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Set your historians up for testing success using this interactive flashcard tool. It is one of many learning strategies offered in this thorough online resource. Although designed for use with a text, the site is valuable independently....
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Montgomery Bus Boycott

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It's December 1, 1955, and a tired African American woman refuses to give up her seat for a white man on a bus in Montgomery. This woman is Rosa Parks. While she wasn't the first person to stay seated despite the current laws, her arrest...
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Lesson 3/3 - Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"With his ebony hands on each ivory key, he made that poor piano moan with melody." Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, James Weldon Johnson and other greats from the Harlem Renaissance are introduced in this PowerPoint-style presentation.
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Brown vs. Board of Education and NAACP

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the issues surrounding Brown vs. Board of Education.  In this American Government lesson, 11th graders study the key civil rights legislation passed in 1964 and 1965.
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USA: the KKK and Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers view film footage of the Ku Klux Klan in the U.S. in the early 1920s and examine how the actions of the KKK have been viewed by different strands of the civil rights movement. They watch the film and answer discussion...
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NAACP’s Anti-Lynching Campaign in the 1920s

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this social justice lesson, students participate in a simulation that requires them to debate the Dyer Anti Lynching Bill.
1 In 1 Collection
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Black History 103

For Students 7th - 8th
Who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in the 1949 Arab-Israeli peace accord? Who wrote many famous rock-and-roll songs? Who helped start the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)? A matching...
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The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), one of the "big 5" civil rights organizations (the other four were: the Urban League, NAACP, SCLC, and CORE). The SNCC is credited with having led the...
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The United States in the 1920s: The New Negro Movement and the Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Music, writing, and activism all tell the story of history! The resource uses these elements and more in a presentation to discuss the Jazz Age and Harlem Renaissance. Your class views biographies, discusses important events, and...
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Lesson plan: Today's young leaders

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain teen involvement in integrating society, and determine programs for teens in different organizations.
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The Little Rock Central High Crisis

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders identify the events that led to the Little Rock Central High Crisis. They observe and explain the causes and affects of the Little Rock Central High Crisis.

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