Sample Video 55: Civil Rights 8: History in the First Person: Living Under Jim Crow Laws

Take your study of the Civil Rights Movement to individuals who participated in the struggle. Learn from individuals who experienced segregation first hand while living under Jim Crow Laws and learn how the Civil Rights Movement made a difference in their life and your life.

Student Tools

Student Tool 37: Living Under Jim Crow Laws Featured Web Resources

Use the featured web resources in this document to extend your learning on what is like to live under Jim Crow Laws.
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Student Tool 38: Living Under Jim Crow Laws Guest Biographies

Learn more about the guests who joined us for this archived program to share their experiences living under Jim Crow Laws.
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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 142: Living Under Jim Crow Laws Study Guide

Use this study guide to learn more about the Educate.Today video: Civil Rights 8: History in the First Person: Living Under Jim Crow Laws. Contents include a program description, a time-coded program agenda, related curriculum standards, and learning activities related to the program.

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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.

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Teacher Tool 329: Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources

Educate.Today is full of primary sources to use with your students. This teacher tool focuses on understanding the difference between primary sources and secondary sources and provides an example of an activity to do with students to build their effective use of primary sources in a research project.

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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.

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