Lesson plan for "Malcolm X: Make It Plain"

Subject: documentary, civil rights, Malcolm X, Black Nationalism
Themes: Peace Makers Young Activists Religion and Society Education Civil Rights 20th Century Prison Pipeline
Age groups: High School Homeschooling
Resource type: Teacher Tools

A Teacher's guide and lesson plan for "Malcolm X: Make it Plain", a video biography on PBS American Masters series (available on Youtube).

From the teacher's guide introduction:

Malcolm X: Make It Plain offers insights into American history topics including the struggle for racial and gender equality, the leadership and ideology of Malcolm X and his legacy. The site has a biography of Malcolm X and discussions of the Nation of Islam and the civil rights movement. It introduces topics such as integration vs. segregation, the decolonization of Africa, using the U.S. census to define gaps between white and black Americans and more. You can use part or all of the film, or delve into the rich resources available on this Web site to learn more, either in a classroom or on your own.

Read the complete guide here.