In this activity, students will explore the perspectives of two Native American authors about the meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday and then write journal entries.
In this early grades activity, students learn about unfair practices in a simulation exercise and then create plans to stand up against discrimination.
In this lesson, students will study Morgan’s speech to better understand the civil rights movement and the value of speaking out against injustice.
Totally Us is a classroom activity developed from Totally Joe.
The photo shows two students collecting signatures to protest the treatment of women at the university. This lesson is part of the Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice series.
In this lesson, students will analyze a photograph of people protesting what they see as an unjust law: A law prohibiting marriage equality in California. This lesson is part of the Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice series.
This lesson is the third in a series called Expanding Voting Rights. The overall goal of the series is for students to explore the complicated history of voting rights in this country. Two characteristics of that history stand out: First, in fits and starts, more and more Americans have gained the right to vote; and second, the federal government has played an increasing role over time in securing these rights.
This activity asks students to read and compare the language of selected civil rights legislation.
This is the fifth and final lesson in a series called “Expanding Voting Rights.” The overall goal of the series is for students to explore the complicated history of voting rights in the United States.