Lesson Plan

Debating the Issues: Ralph Bunche and Civil Rights

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Synthesizing information from a PBS documentary Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey, its companion website, and several other resources (links to which are provided), high schoolers evaluate whether Bunche did all he could to advance the Civil Rights Movement. They choose a side and develop their arguments for a class debate. Resource offers a model for developing a position and participating in debates about issues or current events.

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9th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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