Facing History CPS Curriculum Project: Choices in Little Rock

2.19.19
CPS Choices in Little Rock
Illinois

Facing History CPS Curriculum Project: Choices in Little Rock

Facing History and Ourselves invites CPS 8th grade humanities educators to  to participate in Choices in Little Rock as part of the  the Chicago Public Schools Curriculum Project.

Choices in Little Rock: An Approach to Teaching the Civil Rights Movement

This workshop explores the desegregation of Central High School in 1957, a defining moment in the American civil rights movement. The accompanying unit explores civic choices—the decisions people, including young people, made as citizens in a democracy. These decisions reveal that democracy is not a product but a work in progress, a work that is shaped by the choices that we all make about ourselves and others.

Schools participating in the project will receive: (1) Two days of professional development to prepare educators to implement the units (2) Substitute coverage (3) Classroom resources for each participant, including a resource book, 5-week unit plan with C3-aligned summative assessment and informed action task (4) Student guides and journals for each student (available in Spanish), (5) Access to Facing History’s lending library including writing strategies and related streaming video and multimedia.


Email [email protected] to receive your school’s registration link.

Facing History Chicago Office
2 N LaSalle Street
2nd Floor Conference Room
Chicago, IL 60602
United States
2.19.19 - 2.20.19
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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