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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
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When the Rules Aren’t Right is a graphic novel for all ages. It is the story of Emma, your basic fed-up teen, tired of parents who only talk about...
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The National Park Service, Drs. Maria Sanelli, Louis Rodriquez present the Cesar Chavez Educator Toolkit The Cesar E Chavez Educator’s Toolkit is a...
Ella Baker

Joanne Grant and Clio Visualizing History

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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Common Core
This lesson introduces students to the life and times of civil rights activist Ella Baker (1903-1986). Baker put her theory that “strong people don’t...
Margaret Chase Smith: A Woman President in 1964?

Margaret Chase Smith Foundation

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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Common Core
This lesson introduces students to the pioneering woman politician Senator Margaret Chase Smith, who sought to become the first woman President of...
Dolores Huerta

Sylvia Morales

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Common Core
This lesson plan introduces students to the life and work of the labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, who co-founded the United...
Jeannette Rankin, 1917

Library of Congress

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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Common Core
This lesson plan introduces students to the Jeannette Rankin Brigade and provides an example of how women came together in the late 1960s to...
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This lesson engages students in inquiry, using primary-source analysis of American public education as a result of the Mendez v. Westminster federal...
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
In this lesson, students learn about important leaders and events throughout LGBTQ American history. They hear stories about Francis Bacon, a noted...
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
By the 1960s, the Civil Rights movement was growing in the U.S. Leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr. employed non-violent methods of protesting. On...
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS
The U.S. population is becoming more and more diverse, and the need to embrace the many cultures in our classrooms is more important than ever. When...