Lesson 1 (from Chapters 1-3, Jim Crow and the Detested Number Ten, Coot,)
Jim Crow Laws. Jim Crow Laws controlled Claudette's life and all other blacks with her. Races were heavily segregated in all aspects of life. Jim Crow laws also kept blacks poor.
The objective of this lesson is to look at Jim Crow.
1. Homework. Students will research Jim Crow Laws writing a brief paper on their findings.
2. Class discussion. What were the Jim Crow Laws? How did they affect blacks? Why were they instituted? Who enforced them? Who benefited from them? What brought about their repeal?
3. Group work. In groups students will list five Jim Crow laws and explain how each of the five affected the lives of black people. Groups may share their ideas with the class.
4. Class visitor. Invite a black person who lived under the Jim Crow Laws to speak to the class.
Lesson 2 (from Chapters 1-3, Jim Crow and the Detested Number Ten, Coot,)
Poverty. Jim Crow laws kept blacks poor. In...
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