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Common Core-friendly activity and PowerPoint that examines desegregation and the heroic efforts of the "Little Rock Nine."
- CSI Activity - students will examine a selection of primary sources
Includes PowerPoint - review of what was learned, background and supporting evidence of the era of desegregation and the events of the "Little Rock Nine."
- Requires "Little Rock Nine" CSI/Resource Packet
- You may want to consider my Civil Rights Era Unit - this activity, plus much, much more included
- Aligns with Common Core
- Cooperative Learning
What is a CSI? Simple answer: it is a teacher-created DBQ (sort of) that walks the students through a very specific period or event in history; however, instead of asking the students to respond to a few questions per document, students are asked to pull relevant and important information from each document, and then make connections. In other words, it is much, much more than a simple and old-fashion DBQ. It requires critical thinking and group participation (can be completed indiv.). Most importantly, it is a Common Core-friendly activity. Great activity for those APPR's!!!