Brown v. Board of Education: An Organized Legal Campaign Lesson

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

In this classroom activity, students will create posters that will help them identify the role of Howard University as an African American cultural center, the emergence of black lawyers as civil rights leaders, the importance of the NAACP and the roles of Charles Hamilton Houston and Thurgood Marshall. This lesson accompanies 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)

World History Standards (Grades 5-12)