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Brown v. Board of Education Timeline
This downloadable timeline provides an overview of events from 1849-2003 related to the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Brown v. Board of Education: The Decision
Online exhibit highlighting the lawyers who argued for and against segregation in the Supreme Court, the arguments they used, and the importance of Chief Justice Earl Warren and the final decision in the Brown .v Board of Education case. The Decision: A Landmark in American Justice is the fifth section of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education. Targets grades 6-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Brown v. Board of Education: Annotated Bibliography
Annotated bibliography from the exhibit Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education. Includes links to online teacher materials and age-appropriate works of fiction and nonfiction for students and adults.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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Brown v. Board of Education: The Legacy
Online exhibit examining the equal rights movements inspired by the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision as well as the continuing struggles to bring equal opportunities to all Americans. Legacy: Achieving Equality is the sixth and final section of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education. Targets grades 6-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence
Parent's guide with children’s activities based on a reading of Martin’s Big Words, an illustrated biography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the celebrated civil rights leader who used nonviolent protest strategies during the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 60s.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Five Communities Change a Nation
Online exhibit on the communities and cases that were involved in the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision. Five Communities Change a Nation is the fourth section of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education. Targets grades 6-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Five Communities Change a Nation- Lesson
Lesson plan has students research segregation in five communities across America that gained national attention and came to be the five court cases that made up Brown v. Board of Education. Students will identify, discuss, compare, and contrast the factors in each community that led community members to challenge segregation and then create a radio broadcast highlighting essential information about each case. Targets grades 7-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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For All the World to See
Online exhibition explores the role of visual media, such as newspapers, photographs, and film, in shaping the fight for racial equality and justice in the United States. Associated educational resources hone skills of comparing and contrasting, image and object analysis, and making personal connections.
Provider: National Museum of African American History and Culture
State Standards: View state standards for this resource
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Freedom Songs
Lesson in which students listen to freedom songs and then create their own version of one of the songs. Part of the resource, “Students Sit for Civil Rights.”
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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From Segregation to Sit-ins: The Greensboro Woolworth Lunch Counter
Object based lesson plans examining the Greensboro Woolworth's lunch counter and its importance to the Civil Rights movement. Includes an introduction to doing history with objects, three lesson plans focused on segregation and the Civil Rights movement, and annotated links.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 9–12
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