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Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson - A Journey Back to Separate but Equal Conditions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Baseball great Jackie Robinson fought for social justice. His efforts to push for equal access are detailed in an episode from from the Ken Burns: The Jackie Robinson Collection. After viewing the clip, class members engage in a series...
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Separate But Equal - Is It Black or White?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The story of Ruby Bridges and the case of Brown vs. The Board of Education are fantastic tools for discussing the concept of separate but equal. Kids tackle some big questions about what is fair, what is civil, and what rights or laws...
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Plessy v. Ferguson

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students study the cases of Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education to learn about separate but equal laws. In this law study instructional activity, students read the explanation of the Plessy case,study political cartoons,...
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Plessy V. Ferguson: "Separate but Equal," Equal Protection

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the details and impact of the Plessy vs. Ferguson U.S. Supreme Court case.  In this U.S. History lesson, students participate in several group discussions and group activities that examine both sides of the famous...
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Equal Protection: Crash Course Government and Politics #29

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
One of the first public signs of equal protection under the law came with the Brown v. Board of Education court case in 1954. Learners use a short video clip to analyze the role equal rights play in the US court system. They research...
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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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Massive Resistance and School Integration

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write a short story that shows their feelings on a chosen historical perspective on school integration of the past. For this school integration lesson plan, 4th graders learn about Separate But Equal, resistance to change,...
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Baron de Montesquieu

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Where would we be without Baron do Montesquieu and his On the Spirit of Laws? Class members examine passages from Montesquieu's essay that present his concepts of the separation of powers, republican government, and equality under the...
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Development of Federal Civil Rights Acts : 1950's - Present

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars use the Internet to research one of five cases associated with Brown v. Board of Education and then join a group with people who researched the other four.
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Segregation: From Jim Crow to Linda Brown

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the African American social, economic, and political conditions between 1896 and 1953. For this segregation lesson, students analyze primary sources to develop an understanding of the plight of African Americans'...
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Civil Rights and Equal Protection

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Almost every American is familiar with the Supreme Court case of Brown vs. Board of Education. Far fewer understand the constitutional reasoning or the wide-ranging consequences of the ruling in the field of criminology. The interesting...
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Schools of Thought on Segregation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read a New York Times article in order to explain how American courts and communities are dealing with the unanimous Supreme Court decision to end "separate but equal" education. They analyze how this affects the nation's youth.
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Equal Protection

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students analyze and discuss a poster depicting racially separate fountains. Then they examine part of the Declaration of Independence that refers to all men being created equal and discuss the "separate but equal" doctrine.
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The Fight to End "Separate but Equal" in American Schools

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the court cases related to Brown v. Board of Education and the "separate but equal" standard established by Plessy v. Ferguson. They create an informational display that can be used to teach others the particulars of the...
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"Separate But Equal" Revisited

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the struggle for desegregation during the Civil Rights Movement. They assess ways in which race relations have and have not changed since the Brown v. Board of Education decision.
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Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Discover the intriguing history behind the Supreme Court case that established the "separate but equal" doctrine, and compare the arguments with those made by the justices in Brown v. Board of Education. 
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The Rights of Women in the United States (Secondary)

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What do your pupils know about abusive relationships and equal rights? Expand their knowledge with a series of activities that provide discussion opportunities and information about rights and abuse. First addressing issues relating to...
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Fight for Equality: Thurgood Marshall

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Students read an informational text passage on Thurgood Marshall and his contribution to African Americans' rights, and then answer questions based on what they read.
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Messin' with Mixtures

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Do you separate your trail mix before eating it? Then you've been separating mixtures your whole life! Scholars model a contaminated soil sample using trail mix and estimate the percentage of each component. They consider how to clean up...
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Know Your Rights: Lesson 12 of 16

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students do a summary pyramid of a chapter on War and Reconstruction and discuss the concept of "separate but equal." In this war and reconstruction lesson, students discuss the events after the Civil War and predict how the Southerners...
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Comparing Fractions - Penguin

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Ten pairs of fractions are each separated by an empty box. Fractioneers figure out whether they are equal or not and then write the proper mathematical symbol to make a true math sentence. 
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Separating a Whole Object into Halves

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners separate an object into half. In this fractions instructional activity, students look at images that are divided in half and color one part. They draw their own pictures of fruit and divide them in half. 
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Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Learners are given an overview of the Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson, the tenets of the Fourteenth Amendment, and the rejection of the "separate but equal" doctrine by Brown v. Board of Education with this worksheet.
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Sweatt v. Painter

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is separate but equal actually equal? The 1950 Supreme Court case Sweatt v. Painter discusses the law of segregation and inequality. Scholars investigate the impact of the case on the desegregation of public schools across the nation...

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