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From Selma to Montgomery: An introduction to the 1965 marches

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Help students gain background information on the marches that formed a cornerstone of the civil rights movement. Continue reading

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Brown v. Board of Education, the story of Prince Edward County schools – Lesson Plan

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May 17, 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision “Brown v. Board of Education.” Continue reading

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Remembering Nelson Mandela – Lesson Plan

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Introduction In this lesson plan, students will use text from Mandela’s autobiography “Long Walk to Freedom” to connect with Mandela’s life and words. Subjects News…read more

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The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington – Lesson Plan

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By Syd Golston and Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subject Civil Rights, Social Issues, Language Arts Estimate Time One 90 minute class…read more

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The March on Washington and its impact – Lesson Plan

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By Doug DuBrin, an English/history teacher as well as an editor and writer Overview Students will read Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech and explore themes…read more

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