Grade 2

What Was the Great Migration?

Historians make connections. In this lesson, students will learn about the Great Migration of African Americans from the South to the North in the early 20th century. Students will learn vocabulary, listen to a story, and analyze photographs. They will have the opportunity to make connections to answer the mystery question: “What was the Great Migration?”

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