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Thurgood Marshall Makes a Difference

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars 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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Contributions of Famous Americans: Thurgood Marshall

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate a mysterious famous American. In this Thurgood Marshall lesson plan, 3rd graders analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress featuring Marshall and conduct further research to determine who...
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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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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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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 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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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 learning exercise, 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...
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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 plan, 7th graders access photographs and documents from the Library of Congress about W.E.B. Dubois, Rosa Parks, Duke...
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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
Students 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, Jr.,...
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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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Sentence Completion 6: Low-Advanced SAT Level

For Students 9th - 12th
Consider using this instructional activity, another in a series of sentence completion exercises, as the basis of a lesson on test taking or comprehension strategies, as a critical thinking exercise, or as extra practice for up-coming...
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Third Grade Social Studies Review

For Students 3rd
In this interactive JeopardyLab game, with the assistance of a teacher, students can play against each other or in teams to review the content of Third Grade Social Studies. Allow the first team to choose a topic and a point value for a...
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Can the U.S. Supreme Court Correct Past Mistakes?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The Supreme Court is the highest court in the American Judicial Branch, but it is not immune to the pressures of contemporaneous society. Learners take a critical look at Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) and Brown v. Board of Education (1954)...
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Contributions of Famous Americans; Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate U.S. history by researching Abraham Lincoln's achievements. In this Presidential biography lesson, students practice writing letters and stories explaining the accomplishments of President Lincoln during his tenure....
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It Takes All Kinds

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students investigate photographs of American "pioneers." In this historical figures lesson, students discuss photographs and documents that feature famous Americans in an effort to understand that ordinary people can make great...
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Getting to Know Thomas Jefferson

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students discuss the contributions of Thomas Jefferson. For this American history lesson students watch a Power Point presentation on Thomas Jefferson. They investigate the pictures in the presentation. The focus in the lesson is how the...
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Jane Goodall

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students read about Jane Goodall and complete discussion questions after they read about her. In this Jane Goodall lesson plan, students discuss questions as a group or write answers individually.
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Matching: Famous Americans and their Achievements

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders review American historical figures. In this historical perspectives lesson, 3rd graders play a game that requires them to recall famous Americans and events where they utilize primary sources available from the...
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Minibook: Famous African Americans

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this mini book worksheet, students will cut apart and staple 23 small pages to create a mini book of famous African Americans from history. Each page has a picture and short bio of a historical figure.
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Activists for Human Rights

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students research prominent human rights activists from U.S. history. They report the biographical facts of their subject along with information on the causes he or she represented. Students also examine local human rights issues and...
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Famous Firsts Alphabet Activity

For Students 4th - 5th
In this alphabet activity worksheet, students read the names associated with Black History month. Students alphabetize the 10 names.
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Civil Rights

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine various perspectives of the Civil Rights Movement. In this American history lesson, students view several kinds of primary sources including political cartoons, news articles and music to explore different perspectives...
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Sort It Out-Famous African Americans

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore famous African Americans. In this Black History lesson plan, 3rd graders look at images of different famous African Americans. They sort these images into male/female, chronologically, categories, and by contribution. 
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Zoom-In: Famous Women in US History- Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony and Rosa Parks

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders consider famous women in history. In this notable women lesson plan,  students watch a slide show about Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony, and Rosa Parks. Students will complete a worksheet and discuss...
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Civil Rights Lesson Plans

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Civil rights lesson plans can help students delve into history, music, law, and literature. There are a multitude of options.
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Famous Firsts Vocabulary

For Students 5th - 6th
In this vocabulary worksheet, students read the statements about famous firsts celebrated in Black history month. Students write the 10 names to complete the statements.
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Society in the 1950s (5)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students respond to 8 matching questions regarding 1950's America. Students may check their answers immediately.
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Separate is Not Equal

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use political cartoons and editorials to study Brown v. Board of Education. In this Brown v. Board of Education lesson, students read the background information on eight cartoons and editorials for a study on Brown v. Board of...
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What Effect Does A Communities Attitudes/Values/And Beliefs Effect Student Behavior And Influence Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine how race relations effect the kinds and amount of educational resources individual schools receive within a school district.
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Learning New Definitions

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students are introduced to new vocabulary. Then they are to guess what the words mean without using a dictionary. They organize words into a graphic organizer.
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Famous Firsts Crossword

For Teachers 5th - 7th
In this crossword puzzle worksheet, students read the 10 clues about famous firsts for Black history. Students use the words in the word bank to complete the puzzle.
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White Anti-Racist Biographies: Early Grades

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners research white anti racists including Laurie Olsen, Myles Horton, and others. In this anti racist lesson plan, students complete an online treasure hunt where they research these people and fill in the blanks to sentences about...
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Sit or Set

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this sit or set worksheet, students choose the correct word to complete the sentences. Students complete 8 sentences with the word sit or set.
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Life in a Box: Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony, Rosa Parks

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students investigate the lives of important women who fought for their rights.  In this equality lesson, students examine the different gender roles throughout history and define the actions many women were made famous by.  Students view...
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Black History Research Project

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore equality by researching a famous American. In this black history instructional activity, 2nd graders identify individuals who fought for Civil Rights and research them using their computers and the library....
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20th Century Civil Disobedience

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students write from varying perspectives in the American South about the civil rights movements in the 1950s. For this civics lesson, students view video clips and take notes. Students discuss the film and listen to a lecture on...
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Famous African-American Research

For Students 2nd - 7th
In this African--American history worksheet, students use the research worksheet to organize their information that they gathered. There are six research questions for students to answer.
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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.  For this American Government lesson, 11th graders study the key civil rights legislation passed in 1964 and 1965.
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Famous Firsts Challenge

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this Black history month worksheet, students read the statements about Black history month. Students select the best answer to complete the 10 statements.
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Civil Rights Pioneers

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students research the lives of notable African American citizens using print and online sources. They find four to six important events in the life of that person. Using an online puzzlemaker they design a crossword puzzle based on the...
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Simple Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe the effect of segregation on black and white children. They explain how these effects were proven in court.Students describe the effects that are still being felt today and what we can do to counteract them.
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Protecting and Providing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research societies and associations during the Industrial Revolution. They work together to create a booklet about one of these organizations. They are to use visual aids in their booklet.

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