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African American Migration
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The students will analyze five primary resource images. A Jamboard activity focuses on the African American Great Migration and its push /pull factors (an attached slide show may be used as an alternative). The Jamboard activity allows for student participation, so it can be used as an observation teacher formative assessment.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Virginia History
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
#GoOpenVA Administrator
Lillian Allen-Brown
Date Added:
05/05/2021
An Escape from Jim Crow
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This activity explores the push and pull of moving from Richmond, Virginia to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for 4 siblings during the 1920s by examining primary and secondary sources and using a decision-making model. This activity includes topics such as the impact of segregation and discrimination against African Americans, and the impact of Black migration from the south to the north.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Economics
Virginia History
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
#GoOpenVA Administrator
Date Added:
04/21/2021
The Great Migration
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This collection uses primary sources to explore the Great Migration. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
Author:
Lakisha Odlum
Date Added:
01/20/2016
The Great Migration
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The student will apply social science skills to understand how the nation grew and changed from the end of Reconstruction through the early twentieth century by e) evaluating and explaining the social and cultural impact of industrialization, including rapid urbanization; Great Migration.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Geography
Government and Civics
Social Sciences
Virginia History
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
#GoOpenVA Administrator
Holly Wikewitz Means
Date Added:
05/07/2021
Placing Civil Rights in Time and Place
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This story map develops a historical context for the Civil Rights Movement, including Jim Crow Laws, Pullman Railroad workers, Great Migration, and restrictive covenants. The second main focus of the story map is the Civil Rights Movement itself. Students explore several map tours that highlight people, events, and organizations instrumental in bringing about legislation for equal rights during the 1950s-1960s. The story map concludes with a brief exploration of current civil rights injustices in the Unites States including issues such as same-sex marriage, Black Lives Matter and #MeToo movements. Key questions: How did the Civil Rights Movement change the United States? When did the Civil Rights Movement begin? Has it ended? What events characterized the Civil Rights Movement? What are the enduring influences and consequences of the Civil Rights Movement? Contains links to student materials and teacher materials for creating lesson plans.

Subject:
History/Social Sciences
American History
Geography
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Primary Source
Visual Media
Provider:
Virginia Geographic Alliance
Provider Set:
Placing Primary Sources Story Map Collection
Author:
Schaefer, Kameron
Date Added:
09/08/2018
Women and the Blues
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This collection uses primary sources to explore the impact of women blues performers. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Music
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
Author:
Melissa Jacobs
Date Added:
01/20/2016