The history of race in America encompasses questions of freedom, justice, equality, and citizenship. Explore topics including the Reconstruction era, the once-influential theories of eugenics, the modern Civil Rights Movement, and current struggles over racial equity.
Through using free-verse poetry, the author shares her childhood memories of growing up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement.
This outline provides an instructional pathway for educators to teach 18-week curriculum exploring questions of identity, membership and belonging, and the power of their individual and collective choices. Recommended for 7th and 8th-grade educators.
It is based on the following resources: 1) Unit: Choices in Little Rock, 2) Memoir: Warriors Don’t Cry, 3) Unit: My Part of the Story, and 4) Nonfiction Book: Enrique’s Journey.
This outline provides an instructional pathway for educators to teach an 18-week curriculum exploring questions of identity, family legacy, group membership and choices. Recommended for 6th-grade educators.
It is based on the following resources: 1) Unit: Identity & Community, 2) Unit: My Part of the Story, 3) Novel: Wonder, and 4) Memoir: Brown Girl Dreaming.