Teaching Activity. By Linda Christensen. 20 pages.
Teaching about patterns of displacement and wealth inequality through the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot.
Teaching Activity. By Dale Weiss. 3 pages.
A teacher’s reflections about a curriculum unit on women’s rights contextualizes the history of the feminist movement within the broader struggle of people working for greater equality in the United States.
Teaching Activity. By Brian C. Gibbs. 6 pages.
A teacher uses the activist history of Theodore Roosevelt High School in East Los Angeles to pose students the question: “What would you be willing to do to create change?”
Teaching Activity. By Bill Bigelow and Norm Diamond. 18 pages.
Role play on the 1912 Bread and Roses strike in Lawrence, Mass.
Teaching Activity. By Larry Miller. 6 pages.
Story and discussion questions about a teacher’s own experience of labor solidarity.
Teaching Activity. By Bill Bigelow. 3 pages.
Discussion questions and teaching ideas for examining the history of the Pledge of Allegiance and the political milieu in which it was written.
Teaching Activity. By Willow McCormick. 7 pages.
An elementary school teacher connects the Civil Rights Movement to students’ family history by asking their grandparents to share their memories of the Movement.
Teaching Activity. By Gilda L. Ochoa. 5 pages.
Reflections on teaching students about the 1968 walkouts by Chicano students in California.
Teaching Activity. By Naomi Shihab Nye and Linda Christensen. 4 pages.
An essay, poem, and teaching idea utilizing famous Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish’s work to help students “name the invisible forces that imprison them.”
Teaching Activity. By Rick Mitchell. 10 pages.
Description of a course on the history of music in the United States.
Teaching Activity. By Bill Bigelow. 7 pages.
A companion lesson to the Eyes on the Prize segment on school integration.