Brown v. Board of Education: Separate and Unequal Education Lesson

Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Duration: 50 Minutes
Date Posted: 7/7/2008

In this classroom activity, students will identify the purpose and goals of education in American society and explain why African Americans chose to challenge segregated education in their quest for equality.  This lesson is part of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education.

National Standards

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)

Standards in History (Grades K-4)

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

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