SOCIAL STUDIES UNIT TEN:

THE UNITED STATES ASSUMES WORLDWIDE RESPONSIBILITIES

SOCIAL STUDIES UNIT EIGHT:

THE UNITED STATES AS AN INDEPENDENT NATION IN AN INCREASINGLY INTERDEPENDENT WORLD

 

Foreign immigration and black migration resulted in a very diverse population and an increase in social tensions—the effects of human migrations on the nature and character of places and regions. The following area will be examined with this activity:

 

Analyze the conflict between federal and State law concerning the issue of school desegregation, using primary source documents.

• What method did minority groups use in their attempts to gain equal rights

 

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New York State Standards

E.L.A. Standard :  Students will read, write, listen, and speak for information and understanding.

•   Use several sources of information, in addition to an encyclopedia, in developing research reports

•   Identify an appropriate format for sharing information with an intended audience

•   Take research notes, using a note-taking process, with assistance

E.L.A. Standard:  Students will read, write, listen, and speak for information and understanding.

•   Compose, mechanically grade-appropriate texts for a variety of student-selected and teacher-selected purposes

•   Write with voice to address varied purposes, topics, and audiences across the curriculum

•   Organize writing effectively to communicate ideas to an intended audience

•   Compose arguments to support points of view with relevant details from single and multiple texts

United States History Standard

  • The causes of the Civil War

  • Reactions to the Civil war

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARD: 

 STUDENTS WILL READ, WRITE, LISTEN, AND SPEAK FOR INFORMATION AND UNDERSTANDING

•   Use several sources of information, in addition to an encyclopedia, in developing research reports

•   Identify an appropriate format for sharing information with an intended audience

•   Take research notes, using a note-taking process, with assistance

•   Compose, mechanically grade-appropriate texts for a variety of student-selected and teacher-selected purposes

•   Write with voice to address varied purposes, topics, and audiences across the curriculum

•   Organize writing effectively to communicate ideas to an intended audience

•   Compose arguments to support points of view with relevant details from single and multiple texts