Mr. Valenzuela

Humanities 7 – Homework – Jan 11

Fort Apollonia

Today in class, students worked in groups to prepare for the Unit 4 Ghana Slave Memorial Debate by completing various steps of the project collaboratively.

Homework - Work towards completing the Debate Preparation Handout (on page 45 of your notebook). Each step of the process is worth 10 classwork points!

Reminder - You have a CLOSED-notebook quiz on the map of Africa (the names of the countries) on Friday January 15th.


Corroboration Poster


Contextualization Poster


What Is History? Poster


Sourcing Poster


Close Reading Poster


FHAO Race and Membership – Boston School Desegregation Through Busing

students boarding busses at hunterdon hs3/3/09photo george pacciello

Today in our morning seminar, participants learned about the ways in which public policy and social attitudes toward race influenced educational access for students in the Boston Public Schools prior to 1974, and how individuals and groups challenged these ideas by watching a film clip from Eyes on the Prize ("Keys to the Kingdom") and examining the facts and statistics on Boston Public Schools then and today.

 FHAO Race+Membership Boston School Desegregation Through Busing

youtube-logo Eyes on the Prize ("Keys to the Kingdom") Video

youtube-logo Beyond Brown: Pursuing the Promise Video

link This American Life - The Problem We Live With Part I and Part II

link Boston School Desegregation And Busing: A Timeline Of Events

link "It Was Like A 'War Zone': Busing In Boston" (WBUR)

link The Chinese Experience: Desegregation Through Busing


FHAO Race and Membership – Keys to the Kingdom Video


FHAO Race and Membership – Beyond Brown Video


FHAO Race and Membership: Legal Strategies of the NAACPedia


Today in our morning seminar, participants created a group timeline of important dates, individuals, groups, and court cases that helped to shape the road to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education.

1)  Legal Strategies of the NAACPedia Master Slides

Begin by downloading your group's slide template, then use the link to research the information needed for your slide

2)  Plessy v. Ferguson (model slide)

3) Charles Hamilton Houston

 Charles Hamilton Houston (slide template)

link Charles Hamilton Houston (research link)

4) Thurgood Marshall

 Thurgood Marshall (slide template)

link Thurgood Marshall (research link)

5) Daisy Bates

 Gaines v. Canada (slide template)

legal_scales_black_silhouette Gaines v. Canada (research link)

6) The NAACP

 The NAACP (slide template)

link The NAACP (research link)

7) Buchanan v. Warley

 Buchanan v. Warley (slide template)

legal_scales_black_silhouette Buchanan v. Warley (research link)

8) Mendez v. Westminster

 Mendez v. Westminster (slide template)

legal_scales_black_silhouette Mendez v. Westminster (research link)

9) Sweatt v. Painter

 Sweatt v. Painter (slide template)

legal_scales_black_silhouette Sweatt v. Painter (research link)

10) McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents

 McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents (slide template)

legal_scales_black_silhouette McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents (research link)

11) Henderson v. United States

 Henderson v. United States (slide template)

legal_scales_black_silhouette Henderson v. United States (research link) <-- Note: click "Annotation"