Grade Range: 4-12Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, WorksheetsDuration: 50 MinutesDate 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.
Cooperative learning, Discovery learning, Museum education, Self directed groups, Teaching guides
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civil rights, desegregation, racism, Houston, Charles Hamilton, Brown v. Board of Education, Howard University, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, lawyers, Marshall, Thurgood, Segregation, Supreme court, NAACP
A fictional story with historic background and photographs depicting students during the period o...
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