Brown v. Board of Education, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT LESSON 25 of 105, JEOPARDY!

Brown v. Board of Education, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT LESSON 25 of 105, JEOPARDY!
Brown v. Board of Education, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT LESSON 25 of 105, JEOPARDY!
Brown v. Board of Education, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT LESSON 25 of 105, JEOPARDY!
Brown v. Board of Education, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT LESSON 25 of 105, JEOPARDY!
Brown v. Board of Education, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT LESSON 25 of 105, JEOPARDY!
Brown v. Board of Education, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT LESSON 25 of 105, JEOPARDY!
Brown v. Board of Education, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT LESSON 25 of 105, JEOPARDY!
Brown v. Board of Education, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT LESSON 25 of 105, JEOPARDY!
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OBJECTIVE:
To become familiar with the Brown case and the effect the decision had on American society.

TIME:
1 class period

Students begin this lesson by underlining key words, names, and terms as they read through information about the Brown case. This includes sections entitled:

• "Separate but equal"
• Segregated schools (with primary source)
• Reaction to the Brown decision
• Slow pace of desegregation
• Integration through busing

Once class members have finished the reading, it is time to play JEOPARDY! ...always a favorite game of my students

A large drawing of the gameboard is put on the board with five categories: SUPREME COURT, PLACES, WORDS AND TERMS, PEOPLE, and MISCELLANEOUS. If a whiteboard is available, you can simply project the game board on page 25B.

The class is divided into two teams. Someone from Team 1 is asked to pick a category and point value. For example, they might choose “SUPREME COURT for 20.” A question will then be asked about the Supreme Court of the United States. The first person on either team to raise their hand is called on. A correct answer earns the team 20 points. If an incorrect answer is given, or the person called on does not respond immediately, the other team can answer.

Complete game rules are provided on the lesson pages.

When the game ends, you can give each student a copy of page 25C to do as a quiz or homework assignment.

Teacher Instructions and answer key included.


SEE ALSO
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105 Favorite Lessons: American Government Curriculum - National, State, & Local

    1. The Role of Government
    2. History of Government
    3. Forms of Government
    4. Democracy
    5. Development of Democracy
    6. Citizenship
    7. Colonial Government
    8. Britain Changes Its Colonial Policies
    9. Declaration of Independence
  10. The Critical Period
  11. The Constitutional Convention
  12. United States Constitution
  13. Constitution Crossword Puzzle
  14. Principles of the Constitution
  15. Chapter Study Guide
  16. Bill of Rights
  17. Amendments 11-21
  18. Recent Constitutional Amendments
  19. Federalism
  20. Growth of the Federal Government
  21. Civil Rights and the First Amendment
  22. Due Process of Law
  23. Blacks Struggle for Equal Rights
  24. Civil Rights Movement
  25. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
  26. Early Women's Movements
  27. Women's Rights Movement
  28. Seeking Equality for All Americans
  29. Civil Rights and the Supreme Court
  30. Famous Person Study Guide
  31. Public Opinion
  32. Public Opinion Polls
  33. Interest Groups
  34. The Beginning of Political Parties
  35. Functions of Political Parties
  36. The Two-Party System
  37. Third Parties
  38. Democrats and Republicans
  39. Choosing Political Candidates
  40. Election Campaigns
  41. Voting
  42. Congress
  43. The House of Representatives
  44. The Senate
  45. How Congress Makes Laws
  46. Congress Passes New Laws
  47. Legislative Branch Key Terms
  48. President of the United States
  49. Roles of the President
  50. Development of the Presidency
  51. Watergate Scandal
  52. President Contests
  53. Electoral College
  54. Campaigning for President
  55. Vice President
  56. Cabinet and Executive Departments
  57. Independent Agencies
  58. Civil Service System
  59. Executive Branch Key Terms
  60. The Court System
  61. Supreme Court
  62. Landmark Decisions of the Supreme Court
  63. The American Legal System
  64. How Laws Are Changed
  65. Trials
  66. Judicial Branch Key Terms
  67. The Federal Government at Work
  68. Taxation and Spending
  69. Foreign Policy
  70. Business, Labor, and Agriculture
  71. The Environment
  72. Social Security and Public Health
  73. Public Assistance Programs
  74. Washington, D.C.
  75. Touring Washington
  76. Current Events
  77. State Government
  78. State Services
  79. State Finances
  80. State Government Study Guide
  81. Local Government
  82. Local Government Issues
  83. County Government
  84. City Government
  85. Independent Study Guide
  86. United States Flag
  87. Symbols of the United States
  88. Famous People in Government
  89. Key Terms
  90. President Study Guide
  91. Church and State
  92. Gun Control
  93. Capital Punishment
  94. Issues for Debate
  95. Election of 2000
  96. Patriot Act
  97. Department of Homeland Security
  98. Initiative, Referendum, and Recall
  99. Comparative Government
100. Election of 2008
101. Obama’s Inaugural Address
102. Criminal Justice System
103. Youth and the Law
104. System of Education
105. Role of the Military
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