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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

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The March on Washington: Five Basic Teacher Resources

Lesson Plan

The March on Washington: Basic Teacher Resources is a collection of four resources to examine the March on Washington and the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

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The March on Washington and Its Impact – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Students will read Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech and explore themes such as the social conditions in the U.S. that led to the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

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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

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Maya Angelou

Personal Reflections on the Poetry of Maya Angelou – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Students will watch and read Maya Angelou’s poem, “On the Pulse of Morning,” then analyze and reflect on the words of this Renaissance woman. Continue reading

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