This unit uses the PBS documentary film The Murder of Emmett Till to deepen students’ understanding of this pivotal event in the history of race relations in the United States.
In this unit students come to understand the nonviolent social change model practiced throughout the 1950s and 1960s by American civil rights activists.
Help students become informed and effective civic participants in today's digital landscape. This unit is design to develop students' critical thinking, news literacy, civic engagement, and social-emotional skills and competencies.
Centering on the film Hiding and Seeking: Faith and Tolerance After the Holocaust, this unit is a solid foundation for learning about themes of identity, universe of obligation, and rescue.
Intentionally designed for middle school classrooms, this unit explores themes of identity and community by using students' knowledge of the Memphis, Tennessee, community.
Help students understand that their voices are integral to the story of the United States with six lesson plans that investigate individual and national identity.
Deepen students’ understanding of resistance with these lessons that bring together the firsthand accounts of former Jewish partisans and historical context on the partisan movement.
Explore our online resource on the Indian Residential Schools and their long-lasting effects on Canada’s Indigenous Peoples.