Reconstruction - Modified for ELL or 5th Grade

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Lead your students through a discussion on the essential question of Did Reconstruction accomplish it's goals? Were African Americans granted the rights given in the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments? In this activity students will examine the Reconstruction time period through primary source images, quotes and text. Students will discuss the topic - Is everyone in the United States free?

This activity has been designed and modified to support an ELL student. Images are incorporated to help build background knowledge. The readings have been modified to a lower reading level and vocabulary support is included. The entire activity is discussed based, allowing your ELL students the opportunity to speak, read and write.

This activity includes:

a lesson plan- This lesson plan can guide you through the lesson as well as give you tips for implementation

a PDF presentation - images and primary source quotes lead your students through a structured discussion on the topics of the Reconstruction Amendments, sharecropping and the reversal of Reconstruction

handouts - summaries, primary source images, quotes and guiding discussion questions for your students

Topics include: Reconstruction Amendments, sharecropping, Ku Klux Klan, and Jim Crow Laws

Primary Sources include political cartoons and quotations.



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Total Pages
16
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 Days

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Reconstruction - Modified for ELL or 5th Grade
Reconstruction - Modified for ELL or 5th Grade
Reconstruction - Modified for ELL or 5th Grade
Reconstruction - Modified for ELL or 5th Grade
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