Teaching Tolerance Lesson Plan on Ida B. Wells
Subject: Civil Rights / Jim Crow
Age groups: Middle School High School Homeschooling
Resource type: Teacher Tools
From the Teaching Tolerance description of this lesson plan:
- Students will consider the strategies Ida B. Wells deployed to raise awareness of social problems.
- Students will weigh the effectiveness of nonconformity to address a specific audience.
- Students will use Wells' story to write about a personal experience of conformity or non-conformity.
- Students will understand some of the economic and social problems facing the South after the Civil War.