Lesson Plan : Nation Divided

Teacher Name:
 Mr. Williams
Grade:
 Grade 11-12
Subject:
 Social Studies

Topic:
 A Nation Divided (Cultural Struggles throughout the 1920's
Content:
 The Adavance of African Americans in society Struggles of the Immigrants and changes in laws Mexican and Native American struggles
Goals:
 2C.4a. Evaluate the effects of requesting support from and providing support to others. 2D.4b. Analyze how conflict-resolution skills contribute to work within a group 3A.4a. Demonstrate personal responsibility in making ethical decisions.
Objectives:
 Students will develop understanding in challenges facing the ehtnic groups of immigrants and native americans. Movement North of African Americans and reasoning behind
Materials:
 Notes, Overhead
Introduction:
 Start Class off with introduction of material Grade worksheet from previous day
Development:
 Introduce the ideas and reasoning behind knowing the struggles that these many people faced.
Practice:
 Section 12.3 “A Nation Divided” African American Move North Reasons- • Discrimination Freedom (Less of an issue) • Economic Opportunity • New Start Violence- • New life in cities as that of farm life • Chicago ex. Boy swimming and stoned by a white man with witnesses and no charges were filed. • The Return of the KKK- • Followed same tactics as in post Civil War days and Reconstruction of the South • Slow growth but rapid changes in the population disbursement creates rapid growth • Connection to the Red Scare where Fanatics found a grip in the fears of people • End of 1920’s decline of their influence takes place African Americans Defend Themselves and Create Social Change Antilynching Campaigns- • NAACP (National Association of Advancement of Colored People) o Forces law enforcement to begin to take on the activities against African Americans EX. Chicago o Developed a publication in which different injustices were put in print African American Groups- • Unions were created to create a voice for the masses • Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters • Black Nationalism- creation of a new political state in Africa • UNIA (Universal Negro Improvement Association) Immigration and Cultural Change- • 140,000 immigrants in 1919 • 805,000 immigrants in 1921 • Immigration Act of 1924- allowed for limitations on new immigrants based on current populations Mexican and Native Americans- • 500,000 in 1920’s into the Southwest, Chicago, Detroit and other southern Border Cities (LA, San Diego, Texas cities) • Land attacks against Native Americans
Accommodations:
 Whatever the situation calls for.
Checking For Understanding:
 Grading of worksheets and participation points.
Closure:
 Intro of material for next day and expectations for next week. Introduce Assessment material.
Evaluation:
 Worksheet and Participation Points

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