Lesson Three: School Integration Implications of Brown v. Board of Education

Lesson Plan:

Students listen to and read examples of interviews of people who experienced desegregation. In addition, they prepare to complete an oral history project.
Lesson 3: School Integration Implications of Brown v. Board (PDF)

Teacher Resources:

Teacher Resource 3.A: Oral History Project Teacher Tips (PDF)

Student Handouts:

3.1: Analyzing a Situation (PDF)
3.2: Oral History Tips for Students (PDF)

Lesson Websites:

Video clips: http://www.teachersdomain.org/ (sign up for free membership)
Rose Nieda oral history: http://www.tellingstories.org/internment/rnieda/index.html
Calvin Nunnaly interview: http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/reHIST604/cnvideo.html
Calvin Nunnaly interview transcript: http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/xslt/servlet/XSLTServlet?xml=/xml_docs/modernva/modernva_transcripts.xml&xsl=/xml_docs/modernva/interview_modernva.xsl&level=single&id=Calvin_Nunnally
Little Rock Melba Patillo Beals interview: http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/iml04.soc.ush.civil.beals/
Boston video: http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/iml04.soc.ush.civil.boston/
New Orleans Ruby Bridges interview: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/social_issues/jan-june97/bridges_2-18.html
Prince Edward County Carl Eggleston interview: http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/xslt/servlet/XSLTServlet?xml=/xml_docs/modernva/modernva_transcripts.xml&xsl=/xml_docs/modernva/interview_modernva.xsl&level=single&id=Carl_Eggleston

Additional Lesson Resources:

Other example oral histories: http://www.tellingstories.org/index.html
Ike and Little Rock video: http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/iml04.soc.ush.civil.ike/
Jefferson Thomas and Elizabeth Eckford video: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eyesontheprize/story/03_schools.html#video
Oral History and Story-Sharing Resources--Annotated List of Websites, Books, and Programs: http://www.calhum.org/files/uploads/other/Oralhistoryandstorysharingresources.pdf

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