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Engage your students in developing historical empathy regarding the experience of African Americans during the Jim Crow Era through the use of historical photographs. Using a gallery walk format, students will examine the different forms of prejudice encountered during the period showing the many ways Jim Crow laws and customs impacted life. Lesson includes a pre-walk photo analysis exercise to create brainstorming, 15 photo placards, a teacher lesson plan with questions to promote critical thinking for each photo, and an exit ticket activity, which involves students writing to President Eisenhower about the need to support the emerging Civil Rights Movement. To help structure the gallery walk, students utilize a provided scaffold to guide their thinking in answering the provided essential question. The exit ticket includes a rubric for easy grading. This is a great lesson to engage your students in thinking about the Jim Crow Era or to help introduce the Civil Rights Movement while promoting visual literacy!