Grade Span: 9–12

Understanding Power and Fear:
School Integration in the South (1954–1964)

Cristina Nagel & Mary Hoch


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Guide your high school students through an exploration of the contentions disseminating from school integration in the South between 1954 and 1964. This unit uses high-quality expository texts to deepen understanding of these critical issues. Reading strategies anchor understanding and lead to high-level objectives that are foundational to the Common Core State Standards. The unit culminates with a cross-textual synthesis of the four central ideas and includes multiple mediums for learning. Designed for varying abilities, this unit provides an excellent connection between literature and history.

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© 2014
doi: 10.1598/bridges.7003

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