Grade Range: 4-12Resource Type(s): Lessons & ActivitiesDuration: 50 MinutesDate 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.
Experiential learning, Museum education, Role playing
Lessons & Activities
In 1974, Boston's court-ordered busing plan became one of the most visible and controversial exam...
education, desegregation, Segregation, Supreme court, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Brown v. Board of Education, civil rights, racism
A fictional story with historic background and photographs depicting students during the period o...
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