This activity is well-suited for a Civil Rights Movement unit, especially when taught in tandem with U.S. history and is designed for 10th grade.
The teacher should do a mini-lecture on the history of lynching in the U.S. Use caution when
This is designed to serve several purposes:
1. To assess student ability to analyze tone
2. To assess student ability to structure expository writing
3. To use language from the ELA II AIRS Test in order to prepare students for the state test
These are comprehension and discussion questions use to guide a class viewing of the educational film, 'The House We Live in," which can be streamed by anyone with a teacher account on FacingHistory.com (Link below). The teacher should stream the