English Language Arts
Civil War and Reconstruction
Reading - Informational Text
Reconstruction, Industrialization, Progressivism
Employ a critical stance
Explore, collaborate, analyze
Language, Craft, and Structure-Analyze/evaluate argument/claims
Post Reconstruction Period and the Effect on African Americans
The Challenge of Freedom
Tell Them We Are Rising: Successes and Failures of Reconstruction for People of Color
Students will determine major educational, social and political issues or problems facing African Americans following Reconstruction. Students will analyze the successes and failures of such institutions developed and evaluate their impact in the twenty-first century.
Essential Question: Determine if Historically Black Colleges and Universities were successful or not in creating political, social and educational opportunities for African Americans post Reconstruction?