- Understand and appreciate a biography
- Understand and appreciate an informative article
- Make connections to how historic figures courageously overcame obstacles and how they and others can similarly face problems today
Culminating ActivityStudents brainstorm some types of problems and obstacles that young people face daily. They then create an essay, poem, song/rap, or poster/collage describing those challenges and resolutions for those problems. Students should present and their information with the class.
After reading the article "Separate but Never Equal" by Mara Rockliff, students compare and contrast the lives of black and white people during segregation.