Grade 5

How Did People Try to Create Change Despite Facing Discrimination?

Historians research. In this lesson, students will investigate how people and groups worked to create change in the years after the Civil War. Students will learn to corroborate information, use reliable sources, and practice note-taking strategies. They will apply their research skills as they’re guided through an independent research project. Students will share their research and learn from each other as they answer the mystery question: "How did people try to create change despite facing discrimination?"

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