EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 3b, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Segregation in the United States

Collector: Ann V.

In Module 3b, eighth-graders study the American Civil Rights Movement and the story of the Little Rock Nine. The central texts of the module,  A Mighty Long Way by Carlotta Walls LaNier and Shelley Tougas' photo essay Little Rock Girl 1957,  prompts learners to consider the different ways in which the story of The Little Rock Nine has been told. The 13 lessons in this collection build background knowledge of the Little Rock Nine by focusing on the experiences of LaNier.

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