Type:

Readings/Excerpts, Other

Description:

In this classroom activity, students will analyze political cartoons and letters to the editor in order to identify and analyze the range of reactions to the Brown v. Board Supreme Court decision, and the ways in which the Court's mandates were enacted or blocked. Students will also be able to connect a more recent civil rights or education issue to the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education. This lesson is part of the online exhibition entitled "http://americanhistory.si.edu/brown/history/index.html">Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education .

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General
  • Arts > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

4 to 12 | Resource

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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