Grade Range: 5-8Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, WorksheetsDuration: 15 MinutesDate Posted: 11/16/2010
In this episode of the History Explorer podcast series, students will hear from Xavier Carnegie, the Museum’s Creative Director and one of the lead actors for the “Join the Student Sit-Ins” theater program about the research he conducts to develop and enhance his performance. The teacher guide includes discussion questions and a student worksheet.
Museum education, Role playing
Interactives & Media
Lessons & Activities
On February 1, 1960, four African American college students--Ezell A. Blair, Jr. (now Jibreel Kha...
performing arts, desegregation, Segregation, museum theater, demonstration, theater, Twentieth Century, Greensboro, drama, protest, 1960s, Woolworth's, sit-ins, theatre, civil rights, performance, lunch counter, 20th Century, civil rights movement, nonviolence
Connie, a fictional young girl, witnesses the student sit-ins at the lunchcounter in Greensboror,...
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