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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Seeing Integration From Different Viewpoints
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Two 60-minute sessions|
Grades 5 – 9 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students read and discuss a selection of poems from Jacqueline Woodson's Brown Girl Dreaming to explore varying views on the process of desegregation in America.
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  September 23
After viewing some footage from the actual event, students jot down thoughts and feelings of the Little Rock Nine. Students then write a bio-poem that might have been written by one of these students on this historic day.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 1
Students come together with family and friends to take part in a read-in of books by African American authors and report their results.
Grades K – 12 | Professional Library | Book
This respected volume presents a range of research and instructional perspectives in the area of reading.