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137 reviewed resources for w.e.b. du bois

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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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An Introduction to W.E.B Du Bois' The Souls of Black Folk

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce your class to the ideas of W.E.B. Du Bois with a short video that presents the key ideas in the essays collected in The Souls of Black Folk. Published in 1903, it details the early civil rights leader's ideas about the...
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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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W.E.B. Du Bois- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Protest and uplift, the key elements in his philosophy, are introduced in a brief, mini-biography of civil rights pioneer W.E.B. Du Bois.
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Making Evidence-Based Claims: "The Souls of Black Folk" by W.E.B. Du Bois

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Scholars dig deep into the text of W.E.B. Du Bois The Souls of Black Folk and analyze his position that black people must be aware of how they see themselves as well as how the world sees them. The instructor and readers work through the...
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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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Craft a Claim and Counterclaim

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Need a good resource that shows writers how to craft a claim and counter claim in an argumentative essay? A seven-part video series uses the first chapter of W.E.B. Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk as an anchor text to model the entire...
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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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Teaching Guide: Exploring Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Whether new to using Invisible Man in your classes or an experienced veteran, you'll find much to value in a teaching guide for Ralph Ellison's award-winning novel. The guide includes a brief biography, lesson plans, discussion...
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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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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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Analyze an Epigraph for Tone

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Help your learners figure out how W.E.B Du Bois wants them to approach his text, The Souls of Black Folk, by reading the epigraph closely to determine tone. The narrator models how to do so by highlighting repeated and emotional words...
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Analyze Rhetoric to Determine an Author's Point of View

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Ethos, pathos, and logos are used by authors when they are working to persuade. Your pupils can analyze a text for its use of rhetoric by following the model here. The video focuses on W.E.B. Du Bois' use of pathos in The Souls of Black...
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Determine an Author's Purpose

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How does an author's choice of audience reveal his or her purpose for writing a text? Your class members can find out by following the steps outlined in this video. The narrator models her process with a chapter from W.E.B. Du Bois' The...
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The Harlem Renaissance: Crash Course Theater #41

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Artists shattered stereotypes during the Harlem Renaissance. Video 41 on the Crash Course Drama and Theater playlist describes art and theater during the time period with a focus on Broadway plays and musicals written by...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 12

For Teachers 11th Standards
Why is it important to make connections across texts? Scholars discover the answer with instructional activity 12 of 14 from the Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2 series. Pupils analyze the development of ideas in three nonfiction texts,...
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Logically Order an Essay by Creating an Outline

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
The steps in writing an argumentative essay are detailed in a series of videos that use the first chapter of W. E. B. Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk as an anchor text. This segment focuses on using an outline to logically order an...
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Write in an Objective Tone

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
The Souls of Black Folk is the anchor text for a series of videos that models how to craft an argumentative essay. The seven videos take viewers through the steps from crafting a claim, in this case about the first chapter of the W.E.B....
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 1

For Teachers 11th Standards
When is a word more than just a word? Scholars examine the significance of a word used by W.E.B. Du Bois in "Of Our Spiritual Strivings." Readers carry out a deep discussion of the use of the word problem in the text. After sharing ideas...
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Black America: Early 20th Century Urban Migrationand Civil Rights Initiatives

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students examine Civil Rights Initiatives. For this Civil Rights Movement lesson, students research the answers to questions regarding the Atlanta Compromise, the Niagara Declaration and  Back to Africa. Students also investigate the...
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Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Dubois

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners research advocates for African-Americans. For this African-American advocate lesson, high schoolers analyze two people to determine who was a stronger advocate. Learners use graphic organizers to organize their thoughts and...
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"The Big Cheese"

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders research and examine the significant individuals of the 1920s and their impact on American society. They identify characteristics of people who make a difference, and in pairs conduct research on two people with...
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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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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...