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Thurgood Marshall Makes a Difference

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students 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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Four Activities: Thurgood Marshall and the Nomination and Confirmation of Federal Judges

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The process of nominating and confirming federal judges can sound like a lot of bureaucratic hoops, but a resource breaks down the steps of the Supreme Court nominations in a simpler manner. Learners participate in four activities that...
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Thurgood Marshall

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Thurgood Marshall. For this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and...
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Thurgood Marshall- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Thurgood Marshall, civil rights leader, lawyer, Supreme Court Justice, is the subject of a very brief video overview of his life and major accomplishments.
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Every-Day Edit: Thurgood Marshall

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this editing activity, learners read and edit a paragraph about Thurgood Marshall, and find the 10 errors in capitalization, punctuation, spelling and/or grammar. Learners correct each error they find.
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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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Contributions of Famous Americans: Thurgood Marshall

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate a mysterious famous American. In this Thurgood Marshall lesson, 3rd graders analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress featuring Marshall and conduct further research to determine who the...
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Thurgood Marshall

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students read about Thurgood Marshall and answer discussion questions about him. In this Thurgood Marshall lesson plan, students discuss the biography and history of him.
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Honoring Outstanding Americans

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students study the origin of Black History Month which celebrates the accomplishments of people of African descent each February. They are exposed to the accomplishments of Martin Luther King, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, and Sojourner Truth...
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The Tea Party Movement 2009

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What a fantastic resource! The foundational skills focused on are compare and contrast and understanding of the US Constitution in terms of political movements in history. Learners will work through a series of activities and...
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Contributions of Famous Americans: Thurgood Marshall and Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders look at how Thurgood Marshall and  Abraham Lincoln contributed to American life today. In this famous Americans lesson, 3rd graders look at pictures related to Marshall and Lincoln's life, they compare them, using a Venn...
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Civil Rights and the 1950s

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a closer look at "one of the most important periods of American social history: the 1950s," as well as the type of society that the civil rights movement would endeavor to change. This engaging video begins by detailing the era of...
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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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Melba Pattillo and Ruby Bridges: Two Heroes of School Integration

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners put themselves in the shoes of students who integrated Little Rock High School in 1957-58. Note: The primary resources in this activity provide powerful and poignant descriptions of what those students faced.
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All the World's a Stage

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students analyze effective story-telling and literary techniques used by playwright George Stevens, Jr. in the play 'Thurgood.' Students illustrate how past events have shaped their own lives by drawing a Lifeline of points in their...
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Outstanding African Americans Activity

For Students 5th - 10th
Challenge historians to investigate influential African-Americans through this online research activity. Learners undertake this task using online links, some of which require investigative searching. Print the worksheet out first, so...
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Demand for Civil Rights

For Students 8th - 12th
In this American Civil Rights worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer with details about Thurgood Marshall, Brown v. Board of Education, Rosa Parks, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and the Little Rock Nine. Students also respond to...
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Famous Americans

For Teachers 3rd
Do you recognize these famous people? Examine the lives of famous Americans like Helen Keller and Thomas Jefferson. To accomplish this, your class will study the contributions made by the famous people listed here. They will identify the...
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Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You walk each day over 20 blocks to school as a 9-year old because the color of your skin does not allow you to attend a school in your own neighborhood. Scholars use the 1954 Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education to investigate...
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Life in a Box - Famous African Americans

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discover the contributions of famous African Americans. In this African American history lesson, 7th graders access photographs and documents from the Library of Congress about W.E.B. Dubois, Rosa Parks, Duke Ellington,...
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Black History Month: Key Events

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Showcase the key events in black history that lead to and resulted from a shift in civil rights and moral consciousness. Beginning with the induction of the Tuskegee Airmen in 1945 and marking every major event through the retirement of...
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Influencing Others in Our World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars discover that the actions of people can have a positive influence on a community. They use a variety of resources to research biographies of African Americans. Students research and discuss the life of Martin Luther King,...
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Presidents and their Monument/Memorials in Washington, D.C.

For Students 3rd - 4th
As part of a study of Washington, D.C., class members match images of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Thomas Jefferson with the monument/memorial that honors these presidents. In addition, they research the major contributions of...
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Making Lemonade: Responding to Oppression in Empowering Ways

For Teachers 11th Standards
An activity focused on tolerance encourages class members to consider how they might respond when they or someone else is the target of oppression and discrimination. After researching how some key figures responded to the anti-Semitism...

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