Build your students’ Black History knowledge of post Civil War Reconstruction, Black Codes, discrimination and the beginnings of segregation and Jim Crow with this no prep resource designed for students in grades 4-6. For the younger grades, you could read aloud the comprehension text and assist with the extension activities, but most children in grades 4-6 can usually do much of the worksheets independently if necessary.
This resource was designed to not need a scripted lesson plan. teachers can easily use the text as a springboard for Reconstruction Era discussions.
The topic is covered in 8 passages.
- The End of Slavery
- The Release of Power and the Black Codes
- Black Codes Examples (3 pages)
- What Did Reconstruction Do?
- The End of Reconstructions
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This resource is a great way to introduce a black history topic that isn’t often covered in elementary and lower middle school. It gives children a very basic baseline of knowledge about sharecropping. A great stand-alone resource, it can also be a nice compliment to your other black history or reconstruction instruction
Why You Need This
Can be used as a supplement to any Black History or Black History Month classroom lesson