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School Segregation in Seattle Lesson Plan

Document Based Question

by Teresa Frizell

Targeted Age: 11th Grade
Targeted Time Period: 1 90-minute Block

Objective: Students will synthesize their prior knowledge of southern-based Civil Rights movement with new knowledge about Seattle’s own struggle through their response to the Document Based Question: “Compare and/or contrast school segregation in the southern United States with school segregation in Seattle.”

Teacher Material

Lesson Plan in downloadable Word format

"Seattle’s Segregation Story" a powerpoint slide show

Background information: