On February 1, 1960, four African American college students--Ezell A. Blair, Jr.
History Explorer Podcast: Backstage at the Museum
Grade Range: 5-8
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Worksheets
Duration: 15 minutes
Date 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.
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
Era 9: Postwar United States (1945 to early 1970s)
Era 10: Contemporary United States (1968 to the present)
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
Historical Thinking Standard 4: Historical Research Capabilities
4B: Obtain historical data from a variety of sources.
4C: Interrogate historical data.
4D: Identify the gaps in the available records, marshal contextual knowledge and perspectives of the time and place.
4E: Employ quantitative analysis.
4F: Support interpretations with historical evidence.