Teaching Critical Thinking Creatively
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7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
With this stations activity, students access whether American Americans really gained freedom during the era of Reconstruction.
By analyzing primary sources relating to six topics (Convict Leasing, Sharecropping, Building Black Communities, Black Leadership, Poll Taxes/Literacy Tests and the Black Codes), students see that the freedom was farther away than most assume. Students determine whether this circumstance lasted longer than the Reconstruction era, and then they add each event to a “spectrum of freedom.”
Students created a human spectrum across the classroom with each event, thus weighing the relative freedom of each circumstance.
I saw so much thinking with this lesson! It was a fantastic experience in my classroom. Both classroom and digital versions are included in this bundle.
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