Grade Range: 8-12Resource Type(s): Lessons & ActivitiesDate Posted: 10/25/2013
This activity is designed to encourage students to practice their critical reading and historical comprehension skills by reading about the primary source document entitled the “Development of Freedom Summer.” Key questions are posed after the reading to gauge students’ understanding of the text. This is designed as a pre-session activity for the National Youth Summit on Freedom Summer.
Discussions, Hands-on learning
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The March on Washington, August 28, 1963, was the largest civil rights demonstration the nation h...
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Best friends, one black one white, experience the negatives of segregation during summer vacation...
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