Lesson

Tell Them We Are Rising: Successes and Failures of Reconstruction for People of Color

Lesson Overview

Students will determine major educational, social and political issues or problems facing African Americans following Reconstruction.  Students will analyze the successes and failures of such institutions developed and evaluate their impact in the twenty-first century.

Duration
Multiple days
Lesson Type
Project Based Lesson

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Essential Question

Essential Question: Determine if Historically Black Colleges and Universities were successful or not in creating political, social and educational opportunities for African Americans post Reconstruction?

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8, 11

English Language Arts

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Tell Them We Are Rising: Successes and Failures of Reconstruction for People of Color

School: Lakeview Middle School

Grade(s): 10

Mr. Joseph combined traditional lecture with media from PBS Learning Media and documentary to enhance student learning.  Students recorded their responses during the lesson on their laptops.