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Building a Classroom Community

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Building a Classroom Community

This PowerPoint for Lesson 1 of the Teaching Inspector Calls unit comes complete with student-facing slides and teaching notes, and is ready to use in the classroom.

Choices in Little Rock

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This resource investigates the choices made by the Little Rock Nine and others in the Little Rock community during the civil rights movement during efforts to desegregate Central High School in 1957.

Choices in Little Rock CPS Student Guide

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This student guide contains all print materials students will need throughout the unit.
Update: We replaced the reading, How Mexican Immigrants Ended “Separate But Equal” in California with Mendez vs. Segregation: 70 Years Later. . .. Download the new reading here.

This resource is also offered in Spanish

Choices in Little Rock CPS Student Guide (Spanish)

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Choices in Little Rock CPS Student Guide (Spanish)

This guide contains Spanish-language versions of all the materials students will need throughout the unit. The printed version will be available to order later in the school year.

Choices in Little Rock Unit Outline for CPS Teachers

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This unit outline includes an instructional pathway for teaching the original Choices in Little Rock unit.
Update: This unit outline now includes the Spanish translated Letter to Parents and Guardians.

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Choices in Little Rock Unit Outline for Teachers

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Choices in Little Rock Unit Outline for Teachers

This unit outline includes an instructional pathway for teaching our original resource, Choices in Little Rock.

Choosing To Participate (revised edition)

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This resource features stories of civic participation and social change that inspire conversation among students about the importance of participation in a community, nation, and world.

Civil Rights Historical Investigations

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Civil Rights Historical Investigations

Students study three major moments in the development of the civil rights movement in the United States from the 1950s to the 1970s.

Common Core Writing Prompts and Strategies: Choices in Little Rock

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This resource provides writing prompts and strategies that align our Choices in Little Rock unit with the expectations of the Common Core State Standards.

Common Core Writing Prompts and Strategies: Civil Rights Historical Investigation

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This resource provides writing prompts and strategies that align Civil Rights Historical Investigations with the expectations of the Common Core State Standard.

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