Brown v. Board of Education: A Landmark in American Justice Lesson

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

In this classroom activity, students will examine both the integrationist and segregationist arguments from Brown v. Board of Education through role play and begin to explore the impact of the Supreme Court's decision through a primary source photographic analysis activity.  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)

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