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  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS
This lesson asks students to revisit the well-known story of a figure in the civil rights movement—Rosa Parks—through the primary source documents...
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  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS
Underground Railroad, slavery, coming-of-age, resistance, plantation "A must-have" School Library Journal. The film and curriculum are free to...
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  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS
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Underground Railroad, slavery, coming-of-age The free multicultural curriculum (grades 5-10) is for the free film "Never Give Up! Ama's Journey to...
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  • Students with Disabilities
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
This slide presentation illustrates the historical importance of this African American hero at the dawn of the Civil Rights Movement.
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  • Students with Disabilities
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Make issues of fairness, justice and discrimination personal to your students with this lesson plan, which includes an activity based on a Dr. Seuss...
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This is a teacher's guide to the book Frederick Douglass: Last Day of Slavery by William Miller. This picture book biography focuses on the childhood...
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This is a teacher's guide to the book It Jes' Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw by Don Tate. Growing up as an enslaved boy on an Alabama...
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  • English Language Arts
  • K-2, 3-5
Set on a plantation in 1820s Maryland, this story by Glenda Armand is based on the life of young Frederick Douglass and shows the power of his mother...
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Baby Flo went on to become an international superstar during the Harlem Renaissance—but first she had to overcome a case of stage fright and discover...
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Etched in Clay: The Life of Dave, Enslaved Potter and Poet written & illustrated by Andrea Cheng from Lee & Low Books. Around 1815 an...