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  • Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site

    Fair is Fair! Lesson Plan

    Park Ranger with Allen the Eagle puppet

    Students will identify ways to treat others fairly.
    Students will practice kindness by saying "please" and "thank you."
    Students will apply concepts of fairness by sharing material to make Allen the Eagle puppet.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Lower Elementary: Pre-Kindergarten through Second Grade
    Subjects:
    Literacy and Language Arts
  • Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site

    Brown v. Board of Education: Five Communities That Changed America

    Map of the United States with dots on Kansas, Virginia, Delaware, South Carolina, and Washington D.C.

    Teaching with Historic Places (TwHP) lesson plans provide a rich opportunity to enhance learning by bringing historic places across the country directly into your classroom, including six schools involved in the Brown v. Board of Education case. Students experience the excitement of these special places and the stories they have to tell through carefully selected written and visual materials.

    Type:
    Curricula
    Grade level:
    Fifth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    African American History and Culture, Civil Rights Movement, Education, Social Studies
  • Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site

    Fair is Fair! Lesson Plan

    Ranger Rachel and Allen the Eagle say

    Abstract legal concepts of segregation and Brown v. Board of Education to lower level elementary students are hard to teach.  However, young elementary students understand the concept of fairness.  Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site created “Fair is Fair!” to teach Pre-Kindergarten to Second grade students about the U.S. Supreme Court case that ended segregation in public schools by using concrete examples of fairness.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Pre-Kindergarten-Second Grade
    Subjects:
    African American History and Culture, Civil Rights Movement, Constitutional Amendments, Constitutional Law, Government, History, Leadership, Music, Social Studies
  • Five different park maps showing various NPS units with four closed and one open.

    This is a classroom based, free teacher led program. National Park Legacy Voyagers is designed for ninth through twelfth grade students so they can go on an exploration of National Park Sites and learn about National Parks. Lesson plans include reading, writing, community service, presenting activities. Activities focus on cultural and natural resources and reasons for national parks. Activities feature budgeting and planning activity.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Ninth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Earth Science, Geology, History, Oceans
    Keywords:
    National Parks, legacy, cultural resources, natural resources, heritage, climate change, careers, Wildland-Urban Interface