The following lesson plans were designed to engage students through inquiry-based discussions and hands-on activities. They are geared towards high school students and require a basic understanding of American race relations in the 1960s.

Making a Digital Map

This lesson introduces students to digital map-making. It examines how maps portray different biases so that students think about how...

Boston Rebellion Timeline

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This lesson focuses on the history of the Boston rebellion of 1967. Students will read about the event’s major developments...

Protest Newspaper Coverage


This lesson examines how the media, specifically newspapers, report on race-related protests or riots. Students will examine how the media’s...