Civil Rights 14: Constitution Day 2017: The Fair Housing Act Program 1
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Grades: 6th – 8th Grade, 9th – 12th Grade

2018 marked the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act, the third major piece of civil rights legislation to be instituted under the administration of President Lyndon Johnson.  To commemorate that anniversary and celebrate the historic importance of the Act and its impact on American life, we invite you to view this archive of our 2017 Constitution Day Programming: The Fair Housing Act.

Student Tools
Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet
Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tools
Teacher Tool 114: MO Bar 2017 Constitution Day Package
This document, created by the Missouri Bar, specifically for this program, includes background information on the Fair Housing Act of 1968, lesson plan and activity suggestions, and additional resources related to the Act. Use this tool in conjunction with the following Educate.Today videos: Civil Rights 14: The Fair Housing Act Program 1, Civil Rights Act 15: The Fair Housing Act Program 2.
Teacher Tool 300: Cross Curricular Activity–Understanding History Through Different Mediums
This interdisciplinary teacher tool, accompanying the video above, is designed to: 1) provide students the opportunity to present and interpret what they know about an historic event or time period through a medium of their choice, and 2) get students thinking about different ways history can be presented and interpreted, and how the medium chosen for presentation of an historic event or time period might affect a person's understanding of that history. This activity is designed to be used with any Educate.Today history video(s) that you our your students choose.
Teacher Tool 306: Arts Integration Activity–Expressing Understanding Through Drama
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Arts Integration activity giving students the opportunity to share their understanding of the subject matter of the video through drama. This teacher tool could be used with any Educate.Today video(s) you our your students choose.
Teacher Tool 307: Arts Integration Activity–Expressing Understanding Through a Graphic Novel
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an arts integration activity giving students the opportunity to share their understanding of the subject matter of the video through the creation of a graphic novel. This activity could be used with any Educate.Today video(s) of your or your students' choice.
Teacher Tool 317: Cross Curricular Activity–Sharing Insights Through a Journal Entry
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to write a journal entry that shares learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity–Video Reflection
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 319: Cross Curricular Activity–Sharing Learning Verbally
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video through verbal sharing and conversation. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 320: Vocabulary Interesting to Me
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, invites students to increase their vocabulary by selecting, and learning the definitions of, words in the video that are unknown and/or interesting to them. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 321: Vocabulary Activity
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, asks students to listen for certain vocabulary words you have selected and define them in two ways: 1) contextually based on what they think the definition might be based on what they learn in the video; and 2) through a dictionary to either confirm or refine their contextual definition. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 566: Cross-Curricular Activity–Understanding History Through Images
Download this teacher tool for an activity that gives students the opportunity to present their understanding of, and perspective on, history through images chosen or created. This activity is designed to be used with any Educate.Today history video(s) that you or your students choose.
Teacher Tool 724: Creation Station Activity–Civil Rights Timeline
This teacher tool provides a hands-on Creation Station timeline activity focused on your students' study of the America's Civil Rights Movement. This activity can accompany the Educate.Today video where you found it as well as any other "Civil Rights" videos on the Educate.Today website. Just type "Civil Rights" as your keyword search to see videos students could use in their research to create their timeline.
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