This document contains everything a student would need in order to learn about the history or redlining and its effects on minority communities. It is focused mainly on Chicago but the information is general enough that students from any area of the country would benefit. One of the most frustrating things for a teacher, especially for middle school students, is their lack of background knowledge. Without ever having addressed the topic you can introduce, prepare, and discuss based upon everything in this packet.
Included in this Document:
*Bell Ringer - Introduces the topics to students and asks rigorous a non-fiction comprehension question.
*Powerpoint Presentation - includes the presentation and the guided notes sheet.
*Video & Questions - The video is on youtube and a link is given. The product contains guided questions for the students to complete while they are watching.
*Independent Practice - A reading about redlining in Chicago and rigorous non-fiction comprehension questions
*Exit Ticket- CUsed to assess whether the students learned
*Homework - A writing assignment for the homework.