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“Well-behaved women seldom make history” – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

This lesson plan challenges students to identify negative stereotypes about women and men, introduces students to Anne Bonny (a woman who breaks traditional gender stereotypes) and gives them the opportunity to use creative writing skills to create their own profile on one of four other “rule-breaking” women in history. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: How the Civil Rights Movement embodied a time of change

Lesson Plan

The Civil Rights Movement did not begin suddenly in the 1960s, nor was it a short battle. To understand the enormity of the famous March on Washington, we compiled a timeline of major civil rights events in the 100 years leading up to August 20, 1963. Continue reading

A History of Discrimination and Its Consequences – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

“A History of Discrimination and Its Consequences” lesson plan allows students to think about the battles fought during the Civil Rights Movement in order for every citizen to be able to achieve the American Dream. Continue reading

What is Discrimination? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

This lesson on discrimination is designed for middle and high school students with intellectual disabilities. It is designed specifically for students who have difficulty with verbal and written expression. Continue reading

Small Business in America: What’s the #StoryBeyondTheStore? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

You don’t have to travel far for a history lesson. Every neighborhood is filled with history and small business shop owners who want to share…read more

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